Team USA and Team Canada earned a pair of 5-0 victories in the semifinals to punch their tickets to the Olympic gold medal game. Team USA triumphed easily over Finland, who committed some early defensive lapses. Team Canada went up 1-0 and then 2-0 over the Olympic athletes from Russia
Both groups A and B have concluded play, with Team USA and Team Canada earning a bye to the semifinals. The quarterfinals will begin tonight.
Eliminated in Group Play
Team Japan got its first win of the tournament against the unified Korean team, but both were eliminated from Group B
Group B play resumed Monday morning at 2:40 AM Eastern time, with Switzerland and Japan facing off. The first period was scoreless, and Switzerland actually only mustered one shot on goal to Japan's 8. The second period was more even, with the Swiss outshooting 13-11, but those two extra
Women's hockey preliminaries begun in the early hours of Saturday morning Eastern time with Group B play. Switzerland took an 8-0 victory over the unified Korean team, while a much closer game ended in a 2-1 victory for Sweden over Japan.
The best player on the Korean squad seemed to