Winter Olympics 2014: Qualifying round discussion thread

TODAY WE FIGHT EACH OTHER FOR CZECHOSLOVAKIA - USA TODAY Sports

We've reached the elimination stage of the tournament! Four teams will see their Olympic experience end today, and four Flyers in the games will be in action.

Yesterday was a full day off from Olympic action and it was boring. But today we finally reach the real fun part of the tournament: elimination! Yes, four teams will play their final game of the Olympics today, as the fifth through twelfth seeds will all be in action.

Today's Games

Slovenia (No. 8) vs. Austria (No. 9)

Time: 3:00 a.m.
TV: NBC Sports Network
Winner Faces: Sweden (No. 1)
Flyers? Michael Raffl (Austria)

Russia (No. 5) vs. Norway (No. 12)

Time: 7:30 a.m.
TV: NBC Sports Network
Winner Faces: Finland (No. 4)
Flyers? None

Czech Republic (No. 7) vs. Slovakia (No. 10)

Time: 12:00 p.m.
TV: NBC Sports Network
Winner Faces: USA (No. 2)
Flyers? Jakub Voracek (Czech Republic), Andrej Meszaros (Slovakia)

Switzerland (No. 6) vs. Latvia (No. 11)

Time: 12:00 p.m.
TV: MSNBC
Winner Faces: Canada (No. 3)
Flyers? Mark Streit (Switzerland)

Enjoy.

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