Slovakian goalie Jan Laco stuck it all out during today's men's hockey match against Russia, trying to sneak a hit on Alexei Tereshchenko as he skated behind the net. Laco's butt-move earned him a two-minute minor for interference, served by teammate Tomas Tatar. »
Team USA destroyed Slovakia 7-1 this morning in its opening game in Sochi, doing the most damage in the second period. John Carlson started off the scoring at 14:27 in the first period and then the Americans unloaded for six goals in the second. »
Nike continues to roll out the Olympic hockey sweaters. (The Americans'? They're OK.
The junior ice hockey world championships are currently underway in Russia, and these kids are not messing around. The video above comes from today's contest between Canada and Slovakia, and features Canadian Anthony Camara absolutely demolishing Slovakia's Patrik Luza with a vicious forecheck. »
Puck Daddy has the story and the complete video, but these few moments tell us all we need to know about a Slovakian rink's roof giving way under the weight of snow. Though native Richard Zednik was putting on a youth clinic, he and the kids got off the ice with seconds to spare, and no one was injured. »
Can the All Whites eke out their first win? Will the Italians join the ignoble list of champions to not advance from the group stages? Follow along at home and comment below. »
Good morning. Who's ready for another day of soccer action? Can Paraguay continue playing above their heads? Can Slovakia regroup after allowing a stoppage time equalizer? Follow the action and comment below. »