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Eriksson and Krejci are in action while Latvia takes on Switzerland. Rask gets in at 3am tonight. Will you stay up?

slovakia vs. sweden?
slovakia vs. sweden?
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What's up with the Bruins?

  • Chad Johnson will remain an important part of the Bruins lineup after the Olympics, as Tuukka Rask will be weary upon his return to the team. [YahooSports]
  • Rask will likely start in Team Finland's opening game against Austria. [NBCSports]
  • Gregory Campbell spoke about the likely difference returning to NHL action for players on break as opposed to those returning from playing in Sochi. Bonus content: A schedule of games that Bruins players are in! [BostonHerald]
  • Patrice Bergeron is included in this list of 10 NHL players to watch in Sochi. [TheStar]
  • Zdeno Chara and Team Slovakia will face Jonathan Quick in net for Team USA tomorrow. [@USAHockey]

Elsewhere around the rink:

  • if you need a reminder, this Canadian coach demonstrated the Olympic spirit. [TheStar]
  • The good people at PensBurgh are taking pledges to benefit Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation. Here's a chance for a little action on the side of NHL and Olympic hockey games for a good cause. [PensBurgh]
  • Some say that women's hockey should not be a sport, let alone an Olympic sport. Some beg to differ. [WatchThisHockey]
  • Some say this will be the last time we see the NHL sending players to the Olympics. [PatriotLedger]
  • Oh, well. Team Canada women have beaten Team USA. [PuckDaddy]