Hockey Quarterfinals: Sweden vs. Canada: Live Stream, TV Channel, Start Time Sweden and Canada battle Wednesday morning in the final quarterfinal of the men’s hockey tournament.
Canada finished off the qualification round on Tuesday with an easy 7-2 victory over China. It was the second time this Olympics that the Canadiens beat China, as they won 5-0 in the final preliminary game.
Canada was forced to play the qualifier matchup against China after going 2-1 in the group stage, beating both Germany and China in Group A, but losing to the United States. The team had little trouble in its rematch with China, defeating the host nation 7-2 to advance to the quarterfinals.
Canada had to play an extra game to reach this stage, but the men’s hockey team has made it to the Olympic quarterfinals.
The gold-medal game is slated for 11:10 p.m. ET on Saturday at the National Indoor Stadium.
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The Canadian men’s hockey team takes on Sweden on Wednesday beginning at 8:30 a.m. ET.
The winner of this game advances to the semifinals and is guaranteed a shot at playing for an Olympic medal.
On Wednesday, Canada will face another challenge as it plays against fourth-seeded Sweden, setting up a rematch of the 2014 Sochi Olympics gold-medal game.
Sweden beat Latvia and Slovakia in its first two games, but lost to Finland 4-3 in its final preliminary game, costing it the top spot in the group.
Despite getting the bye, the Swedish team will be a big underdog against a Canadian team that is still favored to win the gold medal.
Canada’s only loss was a 4-2 defeat to the rival United States in its second game. It was the first time in 12 years that the U.S. beat Canada in the Olympics and it forced the Canadians to play in the qualification round.