The game that needs no introduction, the game that sets every Winter Olympic Games on fire, Ice Hockey is all set to dazzle the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics from 10-25 February. No wonder why Ice Hockey’s tickets have been priced the highest at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The excitement involved makes it entirely worthy of it. With only a single gold medal up for grab, the glory attached to it becomes beyond explanation. Winning the gold in ice hockey is as good as topping the medals tally for any nation. Fans love it the most and to see their team winning an Olympic Gold is just the picture perfect dream for every one of them.
Talking about Ice Hockey’s history, it was first played sometime during the 19th century in Canada and is a part of Winter Olympic Games since the first games in 1924. It was a part of the Summer Olympics in 1920 as well. The excitement of every fan will be at its peak once the Ice Hockey gets underway. To ensure you don’t miss out a single action from your favorite sport, we’ve got this little guide covering up everything from the schedule to the live stream channels ready.
Men Play-offs Semifinals (23rd February 2018)
Match 1: Czech Republic vs OAR
While all the Ice Hockey games will be available live on TV on NBC NBCSN and across other channels of the NBC Universe, the live stream will be available on demand only on NBColympics.com and the NBC Sports app. For fans from the participating nations, a free live stream will be available for the games of their team on their National Olympic Committee’s official website. Across Europe, the games are bound to be live streamed on EuroSport.
Few Events to watch out for Winter Games 2018:
Luge event – Read the streaming guide here.
Speed Skating – Read more here.
Ice Hockey Online Streaming Channels
For English fans, ITV and BBC will provide the live stream channels. beIN Sports will look after all the MENA countries while FOX and Sky Sports will also offer a live stream for Ice Hockey to a selected few countries. For the fans from countries where no official live stream is available, we have prepared a guide on how to watch the games using a VPN gateway.
If you want to watch Ice Hockey at Winter Olympics in Virtual Reality – Go here
Results and updates Ice Hockey
Here are latest results and winners of Ice Hockey at Winter Olympics 2018.
We will update the results right after the Gold medal matches.
Read more about Winter Olympics streams here: https://winterolympics2018updates.com/
Twelve teams will be squaring off for the only Gold Medal in the men’s category while eight teams will be going head to head in the Women’s division. The 12 teams will be divided into three groups of four teams each, and the winner from each group will move directly into the second round. The remaining eight teams will play an elimination round with winners progressing to the quarterfinals. In the women’s team, all the four teams from group A and the top 2 teams from group B will play the second round.
The Ice Hockey tourney will be played at two different venues, Gangneung Hockey Centre and Kwandong Hockey Centre from 10th to 25th February 2018. Of the 12 men’s team, eight will qualify through the IIHF World Rankings while three others will come from separate qualification tournaments and South Korea will play as the hosts. In Women’s match, Group A will have the top 4 teams while group B will have the next 4 top teams.
The women’s preliminary group games will be played from 10th to 14th February, while the men’s preliminary group games will be played between 14th and 21st February. Women’s gold medal game will be played on the 22nd of February followed by the men’s semifinals on 23rd, Men’s bronze medal match on 24th and the men’s gold medal match on 25th of February 2018.
Dates: 10th to 25th February 2018
Here is full list of Countries participating in ICE Hockey at Winter Olympics 2018.
- The Czech Republic
- Olympic Athletes from Russia
- South Korea
- The United States