Marcus Kruger, Johnny Oduya, and Niklas Hjalmarsson helped Team Sweden claim the #1 seed for today’s Quarterfinal matchup against Slovenia. Slovenia defeated Austria 4-0 and is led by another LA Kings player Anze Kopitar. Slovenia along with Latvia has to be the two surprises to arrive at the quarterfinals today.
Sweden is led by Erik Karlsson on offense well defense technically but he’s by far the best player on the ice except for probably Henrik Lundqvist in net. Sweden will be a tough out for Underdog Slovenia or whoever else gets in their way on the path to the gold medal. The winner gets either Russia or Finland.
Game Time Info is as follows:
Start Time: 2am Central
TV Listings: NBCSN
Live Stream: NBC LIVE EXTRA
Who’s your pick to win today? The #1 seed with three Blackhawks on the roster or upstart Slovenia? A spot in the Olympic Semifinals is at stake! The game will be over before most people even think about waking up!
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