Fans can watch the Team USA vs. Czech Republic hockey game live online as the Americans look to start their march to the gold medal.
After a thrilling 2010 Olympics that saw the United States lose to Canada in the gold medal game in overtime, this year’s team was built with one goal in mind — taking home gold. The team has played to the part so far, earning the No. 2 seed as the hockey tournament moved to the elimination round.
The elimination round turned out to be a thriller, as Czech Republic built up a 4-0 lead over Slovakia before watching their lead dwindle to 4-3. They netted an empty net goal, however, and the chance to play a red-hot American squad.
The Team USA vs. Czech Republic matchup will be shown at 12 pm on Wednesday, with the game being broadcast on NBC Sports Network. It is also available live online thanks to NBC.
Fans who watch the Team USA vs. Czech Republic hockey game live online will see if the Americans can continue to roll. The team has not lost in the tournament, turning in blowout wins over Slovakia and Slovenia bookended around a thrilling shootout win over Russia.
The Americans say they come into the quarterfinals playing their best hockey.
“It kind of seemed like we just got better and better as it went [in the preliminary round],” US defenseman Brooks Orpik said Tuesday. “That’s the key to tournaments like this, I think. I think you kind of see guys’ confidence growing and growing as you go because in a short tournament like this, confidence is huge, especially in net, and both those guys [Ryan Miller and Jonathan Quick] have been great for us.”
Fans who want to watch Team USA vs. Slovenia hockey live online can click here for the NBC feed. Those with mobile devices can also watch on the NBC Sports Live Extra app, available for Android and iOS devices.
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