4Q 2014 Men’s Olympic Hockey Predictions Sure to go Wrong

Today the men’s Olympic hockey tournament begins which means it’s time to go international with out jinxing here at the 4Quarters blog.


Who takes the ice hockey gold in Sochi? Rather who did I jinx?

Preliminary Round (Three Group Winners plus Next Best Team Gets a Bye)
February 12, 2014
Group C: Czech Republic 2 v. Sweden 3
Group C: Latvia 0 v. Switzerland 1

February 13, 2014
Group B: Finland 4 v. Austria 0
Group A: Russia 3 v. Slovenia 1
Group A: Slovakia 0 v. USA 2
Group B: Canada 4 v. Norway 1

February 14, 2014
Group C: Czech Republic 5 v. Latvia 2
Group C: Sweden 3 v. Switzerland 0
Group B: Canada 2 v. Austria 0
Group B: Norway 1 v. Finland 2

February 15, 2014
Group A: Slovakia 3 v. Slovenia 2
Group A: USA 3 v. Russia 4
Group C: Switzerland 2 v. Czech Republic 4
Group C: Sweden 3 v. Latvia 0

February 16, 2014
Group B: Austria 2 v. Norway 3
Group A: Russia 4 v. Slovakia 0
Group A: Slovenia 0 v. USA 4
Group B: Finland 1 v. Canada 2    

Prelim Standings (Goals For = GF, Goals Against = GA, Goal Differential = GD) –
Group A: 1 Russia (3-0, GF 11 GA 4 GD +7) 2 USA (2-1, GF 9 GA 4 GD +5) 3 Slovakia (1-2 GF 3 GA 8 GD -5) 4 Slovenia (0-3 GF 3 GA 9 GD -6)
Group B: 1 Canada (3-0, GF 8 GA 2 GD +6) 2 Finland (2-1, GF 7 GA 3 GD +4) 3 Norway (1-2 GF 5 GA 8 GD -3) 4 Austria (0-3, GF 2 GA 9 GD -7)
Group C: 1 Sweden (3-0, GF 9 GA 2 GD +7) 2 Czech Republic (2-1, GF 11 GA 7 GD +4) 3 Switzerland (1-2, GF 3 GA 7 GD -4) 4 Latvia (0-3, GF 2 GA 9 GD -7)

Media Round Seeding – 1 Russia (Bye, Group A) 2 Sweden (Bye, Group C) 3 Canada (Bye, Group B) 4 USA (Bye) 5 Czech Republic 6 Finland 7 Norway 8 Switzerland 9 Slovakia 10 Slovenia 11 Latvia 12 Austria

Qualification Round –
5 Czech Republic 3 v. 12 Austria 1
6 Finland 2 v. 11 Latvia 0
7 Norway 4 v. 10 Slovenia 5 F/OT
8 Switzerland 0 v. 9 Slovakia 1 F/OT

Quarterfinals –
1 Russia 4 v. 9 Slovakia 3
2 Sweden 3 v. 10 Slovenia 1
3 Canada 1 v. 6 Finland 0
4 USA 3 v. 5 Czech Republic 2

Semifinals –
1 Russia 2 v. 4 USA 1
2 Sweden 4 v. 3 Canada 5

Bronze Medal Game –
2 Sweden 2 v. 4 USA 5

Gold Medal Game –
1 Russia 0 v. 3 Canada 2

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2014 Posts: 33

 

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  1. February 12th, 2014

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