Monday, February 10, 2014
When Bruins will play in Sochi
The Bruins are officially off for the Olympic break. Here’s what you should know about the team and the players in action in the Olympic tournament.
* Bruins players, execs. in Sochi: Zdeno Chara (Slovakia), David Krejci (Czech Republic), Tuukka Rask (Finland), Loui Eriksson (Sweden), Patrice Bergeron (Canada), Claude Julien (Canada associate coach) and Peter Chiarelli (Canada adviser).
* When they’ll be in action:
Feb. 12, noon ET: Czech Republic (Krejci) vs. Sweden (Eriksson)
Feb. 13, 3 a.m. ET: Finland (Rask) vs. Austria
Feb. 13, 7:30 a.m. ET: Slovakia (Chara) vs. United States
Feb. 13, noon ET: Canada (Bergeron) vs. Norway
Feb. 14, 3 a.m. ET: Czech Republic (Krejci) vs. Latvia
Feb. 14, 7:30 a.m. ET: Sweden (Eriksson) vs. Switzerland
Feb. 14, noon ET: Canada (Bergeron) vs. Austria
Feb. 14, noon ET: Norway vs. Finland (Rask)
Feb. 15, 3 a.m. ET: Slovakia (Chara) vs. Slovenia
Feb. 15, noon ET: Switzerland vs. Czech Republic (Krejci)
Feb. 15, noon ET: Sweden (Eriksson) vs. Latvia
Feb. 16, 7:30 a.m. ET: Russia vs. Slovakia (Chara)
Feb. 16, noon ET: Finland (Rask) vs. Canada (Bergeron)
Feb. 18: Eight teams will play in qualification games for the quarterfinals
Feb. 19: Olympic quarterfinal games
Feb. 21: Olympic semifinal games
Feb. 22, 10 a.m. ET: Olympic gold medal game
* Next Bruins practice: Feb. 20 at Ristuccia arena in Wilmington.
* Next Bruins game: Wednesday, Feb. 26 (7:30 p.m. ET) at Buffalo Sabres