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Olympics Channel Surfing: Gold Medal Edition

Channel Surfing is Too Many Men On The Site’s quick guide to tonight’s NHL action, as well as any other interesting broadcasts in the world of hockey. Included is a list of the scheduled games, game notes, as well as a pregame warm up song. 

Olympics – Women’s Hockey Medal Round

Bronze Medal: Switzerland vs Sweden 7:00 AM

Gold Medal: United States vs Canada 12:00 PM

Noteable Noteables:

  • The women’s tournament will get the majority of the attention today, with Switzerland squaring off against Sweden for the Bronze Medal and the Gold Medal match we all expected to see: Canada and the United States will meet up again for another huge game in their long rivalry.
  • The men’s tournament is off today, but we have your updated tournament bracket here:
Updated Men's bracket. Courtesy of FanSided

Updated Men’s bracket. Courtesy of FanSided

  • This is the second time the Canadian and United States women’s will square off at the 2014 Sochi games. Canada won the first game 3-2 in a hard fought battle. The United States will hope to use what they learned in that game to force a different outcome today and win the gold medal.
  • Just some quick stats courtesy of Extra Skater.com: Team Canada comes into today’s match up with the best shot differential / 60 minutes, with +23.5. The United States is tied for fourth with Switzerland (+6.2). The United States has the best goal differential / 60 minutes with +3.5. Canada is in a close second with +2.5. The United States 110.4 PDO also leads the women’s tournament, whereas Canada is back in 4th with 103.7.
  • The US and Canada are the main forces in Women’s hockey, but Switzerland and Sweden will be out today to show which program is closer to contending in the near future.

Best Dressed:

While the United States and Canada may be for the gold medal, the best dressed match up gold medal goes to Sweden and Switzerland. Both have nearly flawless uniforms.

TMMOTS Pregame Warm Up Song:

Mika – “We Are Golden”

Good one for today’s gold medal match!

Tags: 2014 Sochi Olympics

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