Blackhawks Olympic update: Day 5

February, 16, 2014
Powers By Scott Powers
Here’s a look at how the Chicago Blackhawks fared in the Olympics on Sunday:

Patrick Kane, forward, USA
Team USA defeated Slovenia 5-1 on Sunday and finished atop its pool with eight points. Kane had a quiet game. He finished with zero points, two shots on goal and a zero rating. He played 16 shifts and 16:07. Team USA has a bye into the quarterfinals and will await the winner of Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

Marian Hossa, forward, Slovakia
Slovakia lost to Russia 1-0 in a shootout and finished pool play with one point. Hossa had three shots on goal, two penalty minutes and played 19:41. Slovakia will play the Czech Republic in the qualification round on Tuesday.

Michal Handzus, forward, Slovakia
Handzus couldn’t convert on his shootout opportunity on Sunday. He finished with zero points, one shot on goal and 20:09 of ice time. He won 8 of 24 faceoffs.

Jonathan Toews, forward, Canada
Canada defeated Finland 2-1 in overtime and finished first in its pool with eight points. Toews had zero points, one shot on goal and a minus-one rating. He also won 8 of 17 faceoffs and played 18:24. Canada has a bye into the quarterfinal round and will play the winner of Switzerland and Latvia.

Patrick Sharp, forward, Canada
Sharp returned to Canada’s lineup after being a healthy scratch its last game. He had zero points, a zero rating and played 9:47.

Duncan Keith, defenseman, Canada
Keith had zero points, a zero rating and played 22:29 in Canada’s win over Finland.
Scott Powers is the Blackhawks beat reporter for He is an award-winning journalist and has been reporting on preps, colleges and pros for publications throughout the Midwest since 1997.



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Patrick Kane
64 27 37 10
GoalsP. Kane 27
AssistsP. Kane 37
+/-J. Toews 26
GAAC. Crawford 2.22