Do you guys ever sleep? Lots going on today, and a lot to catch up on from yesterday, so here’s your line-up, and some reading material to keep you occupied until this afternoon, especially for those who didn’t stay up until dawn debating Jagr. If needed, I’ll put up a clean slate for the opening game.
USA v. Norway (men), 3 p.m. USA
USA v. Finland (women), 5:30 p.m. MSNBC
Switzerland v. Canada (men), 7:30 p.m. CNBC
China v. Russia (women), 10 p.m. CNBC
Slovakia v. Russia (men), midnight, CNBC
Post men’s win update:
I give you this free of comment, as I’m sure you’ll have your own. From the Rangers’ site:
“Rangers captain Chris Drury and alternate captain Ryan Callahan had a big hand in Thursday’s U.S. victory, as Drury scored the eventual game-winner off an assist from Callahan to give the Americans a 2-0 lead at 13:04 of the first period…
Drury and Callahan scored their goal — and played some of their best hockey on a line with David Backes of the St. Louis Blues. Drury, whose ice time increased with his offensive contributions, also played on a line with Backes and Anaheim’s Bobby Ryan.”
Full story here.
And the nhl.com wrap-up.