Local Olympics notes, Wednesday to Thursday

Wednesday’s results:
Switzerland 1, Latvia 0*
Sweden 4, Czech Republic 2
Canada 3, United States 2
Finland 4, Switzerland 3 (OT)

Thursday’s schedule (EST) (TV):
Finland vs. Austria, 3 a.m. (NBCSN)
United States vs. Slovakia, 7:30 a.m. (NBCSN)
Russia vs. Slovenia, 7:30 a.m. (MSNBC)
Canada vs. Norway, noon (USA)
Japan vs. Germany, 3 a.m. (stream)
Sweden vs. Russia, noon (MSNBC)

Locals by the numbers:

WOMEN’S: Team GP G A Pts
Julie Chu, USA (Fairfield)   3 0 1 1
MEN’S: Team GP G A Pts
Nino Niederreiter, SUI 1 0 0 0
Herberts Vasiljevs, LAT 1 0 0 0
Tobias Stephan, SUI (G)
Name, Team GP W-L-T MP GA Svs GAA SP
Tobias Stephan, SUI

Looks like Tomas Marcinko’s in against the USA.

NBC is streaming stuff (like today’s Japan-Germany women’s game) here. You may need to sign in with cable info.

Major rule differences between the NHL and IIHF.

And yeah, I’ll try to do these earlier. No promises.

*-With 7.9 seconds left.

Michael Fornabaio