Winter Olympics

Marleau, Vlasic win gold with Canada


Team Canada finished its Olympic slate undefeated, meaning Patrick Marleau and Marc-Edouard Vlasic captured gold medals.

Gold medal game preview and discussion thread


Patrick Marleau, Marc-Edouard Vlasic and Team Canada go for gold against Team Sweden.

Pavelski, USA fall to Marleau, Vlasic, Canada


A disappointing 1-0 loss to archrival Canada ends Team USA's gold medal hopes at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

Canada vs. United States preview and gamethread


With a trip to the gold medal game on the line, Team USA faces archrival Team Canada in a semifinal matchup that pits Joe Pavelski against Patrick Marleau and Marc-Edouard Vlasic.

Pavelski, Marleau, Vlasic, Niemi all in semifinals


All four Sharks at the 2014 Winter Olympics advanced to the semifinal round with victories in the quarters today.

Czech Republic vs. Team USA preview and gamethread


Team USA draws the Czechs in the quarterfinal round, with a trip to the final four of the tournament on the line.

Pavelski sets up Kessel hat trick


For the second time in three days, a Sharks forward set up all three goals of a teammate's Olympic natural hat trick.

Slovenia vs. United States preview and gamethread


A day after defeating Team Russia in thrilling fashion, the U.S. ends its round robin schedule against Team Slovenia.

Pavelski scores, USA wins in instant classic


Joe Pavelski scored once in regulation and T.J. Oshie scored roughly two billion times in the shootout as Team USA triumphed over Team Russia in an epic showdown.

United States vs. Russia preview and gamethread


Two heavyweights collide in the biggest game yet of the men's hockey tournament.


Sharks in Sochi: Canada's rout courtesy California


Patrick Marleau set up all three goals of Jeff Carter's natural hat trick and now leads the tournament in scoring.

Sharks in Sochi: Marleau, Vlasic, Pavelski debut


All three Sharks skaters at the Winter Olympics were winners in their preliminary round openers today.

Slovakia vs. United States preview and gamethread

Team USA begins the preliminary round with a matchup against Team Slovakia this morning. Here's your preview and gameday discussion thread.

Ryan Miller should be Team USA's starting goalie


Jonathan Quick will start for Team USA in their opener tomorrow against Slovakia but, beyond that, Dan Bylsma would be wise to make sure it's Miller time in Sochi.

Ranking all twelve nations


With the men's Olympic hockey tournament beginning tomorrow, we break down the schedule, lineup, strengths and weaknesses of all twelve teams along with preliminary power rankings.

Pavelski to center Kessel, van Riemsdyk in Sochi


In Team USA's first practice of the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sharks forward Joe Pavelski centered Phil Kessel and James van Riemsdyk.

Sharks vs. Blackhawks: Patrick vs. Patrick


The Sharks are on the second night of back-to-backs against the reigning Stanley Cup champions at 5:00 pm tonight. The game will also provide a match-up of two hopeful Patricks who might be...

Six Sharks invited to Olympic Camps


NHL players are headed to the 2014 Sochi Olympics and six Sharks made their nations' preliminary orientation camp rosters today.

Sochi 2014: Fear The Fin picks Team USA


One year out from Sochi, SB Nation's hockey blogs were asked to submit their choices for Team USA at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Here are my picks. What are yours?

Introducing Sochi and Hockey Arena That Will Host 2014 Winter Olympics


A look into the city that will host Winter Olympics of 2014 and its rink.

Canada wins Gold in 2010 Winter Olympics


Canada wins Gold in the 2010 Winter Olympics.

It's Showdown Sunday as Team USA takes on Canada for Gold


Preview of CAN-USA for Gold.

Nabokov and Larionov on What Team Canada Does Right


Nabokov and Larionov on What Team Canada Does Right

Team USA blows out Finland; Canada squeeks by Slovakia


Interesting trends at the Olympics since the NHL began to send players.

Team USA takes on Finland in Olympic Semifinals


Preview of Team USA vs. Finland; puck drops at noon on NBC.

Canada v. Slovakia: Can you stop the Unstoppable?


Canada v. Slovakia: Can you stop the Unstoppable?

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