HOCKEY - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/HOCKEY News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Scott D. Pierce: NBC hopes hockey begets big ratings http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57818508-77/nbc-playoffs-hockey-teams.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57818508-77/nbc-playoffs-hockey-teams.html.csp">Scott D. Pierce: NBC hopes hockey begets big ratings</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-15T22:10:13.976-06:00">Updated Apr 15, 2014 10:10PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There’s a lot of NHL teams that hate each other, and NBC is hoping to ride that hatred to the ratings bank. “I would say the hockey gods are smiling on us right now,” said Sam Flood, the executive producer of NBC’s hockey playoffs, who called this year’s NHL postseason “one of the most special playoffs we’ve been through, just because of the new format.” The new Stanley Cup playoffs format is actually an old Stanley Cup playoffs format. It’s a return to pre-expansion-style divisional matchups i...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57818508@www.sltrib.com Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:10:13 MDT Frozen Four: Union beats Minnesota, 7-4, to win first NCAA hockey title http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57812943-77/minnesota-union-bodie-goal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57812943-77/minnesota-union-bodie-goal.html.csp">Frozen Four: Union beats Minnesota, 7-4, to win first NCAA hockey title</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mike Wisniewski</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-12T23:41:02.205-06:00">Updated Apr 12, 2014 11:41PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • Union College won its first NCAA hockey title Saturday night, scoring three times in a 1:54 span in the first period in a 7-4 victory over Minnesota on Saturday night. Mike Vecchione tied it at 2 with 4:01 left in the first, Eli Lichtenwald gave the Dutchman the lead 57 seconds later, and Daniel Ciampini capped the spree with 2:57 to go. “The staple of our team all year — we come in waves,” Union captain Mat Bodie said. “All three of those goals were pack-of-wolf goals where we we...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-578129432014-04-12T23:41:02.205-06:00" id="#license-2014-04-12T23:41:02.205-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57812943@www.sltrib.com Sat, 12 Apr 2014 23:41:02 MDT Friedman: Playing Hockey With Putin http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57794400-82/russia-putin-nato-serious.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/57794400-82/russia-putin-nato-serious.html.csp">Friedman: Playing Hockey With Putin</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By THOMAS L. FRIEDMAN</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The New York Times</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-04-09T00:39:01.323-06:00">Updated Apr 9, 2014 12:39AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Shortly before the Sochi Olympics, Russian President Vladimir Putin played in an exhibition hockey game there. In retrospect, he was clearly warming up for his takeover of Crimea. Putin doesn’t strike me as a chess player, in geopolitical terms. He prefers hockey, without a referee, so elbowing, tripping and cross-checking are all permitted. Never go to a hockey game with Putin and expect to play by the rules of touch football. The struggle over Ukraine is a hockey game, with no referee. If we’r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57794400@www.sltrib.com Wed, 09 Apr 2014 00:39:01 MDT Sports on TV/radio, Friday, March 21 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57709833-77/college-round-auto-state.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57709833-77/college-round-auto-state.html.csp">Sports on TV/radio, Friday, March 21</a></h4> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T18:35:01.777-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 06:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Television Auto racing • NASCAR, Sprint Cup, practice for Auto Club 400, at Fontana, Calif., 1 p.m., FS1 • NASCAR, Nationwide Series, March Auto Club practice, 2:30 p.m. and 4 p.m., FS1 • NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Auto Club 400 pole qualifying, 5:30 p.m., FS1 Boxing • Junior middleweights, Vanes Martirosyan (33-1-1) vs. Mario Alberto Lozano (27-4-0), 7 p.m., ESPN2 College baseball • Missouri State at Wichita State, 4:30 p.m., ESPNU College wrestling • NCAA Division I Championships, semifinals,...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57709833@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 18:35:01 MDT Boy, 11, signs 1-day deal with pro hockey team http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57702093-77/kalamazoo-colin-hockey-http.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57702093-77/kalamazoo-colin-hockey-http.html.csp">Boy, 11, signs 1-day deal with pro hockey team</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-20T16:29:43.831-06:00">Updated Mar 20, 2014 04:29PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Kalamazoo, Mich. • A Michigan boy who said he didn’t want an 11th birthday party because he had no friends is getting a new gig. Professional hockey player. Colin and his family were surprised by players, coaches and representatives of the Kalamazoo Wings at a restaurant Tuesday. The team presented the Richland boy with a one-day contract that will allow him to join the Wings for their home game Sunday. Colin has a condition similar to Asperger’s syndrome that makes it difficult to relate to pee...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-577020932014-03-20T16:29:43.831-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-20T16:29:43.831-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57702093@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Mar 2014 16:29:43 MDT Paralympics: U.S. beats Russia in Sochi hockey final http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57690270-77/sweeney-paralympics-hockey-sochi.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57690270-77/sweeney-paralympics-hockey-sochi.html.csp">Paralympics: U.S. beats Russia in Sochi hockey final</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ROB HARRIS</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-03-16T23:09:45.457-06:00">Updated Mar 16, 2014 11:09PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sochi, Russia • Lining up on the Sochi ice to receive their gold medals, the American ice sledge hockey team anticipated abuse from the Russian crowd. It never came. Just cheers and applause. However serious the Ukraine-related tensions between the U.S. and Russia are in the backdrop of these Winter Paralympics, they weren’t evident in the Shayba Arena on Saturday. Not even after Russia was denied the ice sledge hockey gold in the final by the Americans, who sent no official delegation to Sochi ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576902702014-03-16T23:09:45.457-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-16T23:09:45.457-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The IIHF says Russian hockey federation officials agreed to Bilyaletdinov’s departure after meeting with him on Wednesday. Russia lost 3-1 to Finland to miss out on an Olympic medal which was among the nation’s top prio...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-576359142014-03-06T16:33:35.737-06:00" id="#license-2014-03-06T16:33:35.737-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57635914@www.sltrib.com Thu, 06 Mar 2014 16:33:35 MDT Olympics: Canada beats Sweden 3-0 for hockey gold http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57586998-77/canada-olympics-crosby-games.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57586998-77/canada-olympics-crosby-games.html.csp">Olympics: Canada beats Sweden 3-0 for hockey gold</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By GREG BEACHAM</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> AP Sports Writer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-25T16:47:34.841-06:00">Updated Feb 25, 2014 04:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sochi, Russia • Sidney Crosby skated in alone on Henrik Lundqvist, faking Sweden’s goalie to the ice with a textbook-quality deke and sliding a perfect backhand into the net. Canada did everything by the book at the Sochi Olympics, winning all six games with a ferocious commitment to defense and discipline. When Canada’s captain finally got his first goal of the Games on Sunday, it had none of the dramatics of Crosby’s last Olympic goal four years ago in Vancouver. But it was every bit as golden...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-575869982014-02-25T16:47:34.841-06:00" id="#license-2014-02-25T16:47:34.841-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57586998@www.sltrib.com Tue, 25 Feb 2014 16:47:34 MDT Early hockey and a taped Closing Ceremony http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57574950-77/gold-nbc-final-hockey.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57574950-77/gold-nbc-final-hockey.html.csp">Early hockey and a taped Closing Ceremony</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-22T21:44:16.49-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 09:44PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We’ve reached the final day of the Sochi Games, and there are still a few gold medals on the line. By the time you get up on Sunday morning, chances are the men’s hockey gold will have been decided. NBC is broadcasting the game live in all time zones, but that’s 4:30 a.m. MST. The network will have taped highlights of the Closing Ceremony in prime time. And, no, it won’t be streaming that event live during the day. NBC DAYTIME • 4:30-8 a.m. (live): Men’s hockey gold medal final/Canada vs. Swed...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57574950@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 21:44:16 MDT Olympics on TV: Medal-less ‘gala’ gets glory http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57574895-77/medal-gold-final-figure.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57574895-77/medal-gold-final-figure.html.csp">Olympics on TV: Medal-less ‘gala’ gets glory</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T21:27:02.059-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 09:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are a whole lot of gold medals left to be won on this, the second-to-last day of the Sochi Olympics. Medals in snowboarding, cross country skiing, biathlon, speedskating and hockey. NBC, however, will devote a good deal of time — in primetime and late-night on the broadcast network; during the day on NBCSN — to figure skating, which is already done handing out medals. But figure skating is popular, so we’ll see a lot of the “gala,” in which medalists go out, have some fun and perform. N...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57574895@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 21:27:02 MDT Olympics: U.S. ‘didn’t show up to play’ in 1-0 loss to Canada http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57579933-77/canada-game-americans-benn.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57579933-77/canada-game-americans-benn.html.csp">Olympics: U.S. ‘didn’t show up to play’ in 1-0 loss to Canada</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Murphy</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> St. Paul Pioneer Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-22T08:17:43.867-06:00">Updated Feb 22, 2014 08:17AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sochi, Russia • Russia’s hockey team must have hijacked the fire wagon from the United States to extinguish the Olympic flame on its humbled journey out of town. How else to explain the soulless clash Friday between North American powers headlining the marquee matchup of the Olympic tournament? Canada, the reigning gold medalists, ultimately prevailed 1-0 to advance to the title game for the third time in four Olympics. Team USA, which won silver medals after losses to Canada in 2002 and 2010, ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57579933@www.sltrib.com Sat, 22 Feb 2014 08:17:43 MDT Sunday Olympics on TV: Games come to an end http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57580875-63/gold-nbc-final-medal.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57580875-63/gold-nbc-final-medal.html.csp">Sunday Olympics on TV: Games come to an end</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T16:00:36.244-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 04:00PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">We’ve reached the final day of the Sochi Games, and there are still a few gold medals on the line. By the time you get up on Sunday morning, chances are the men’s hockey gold will have been decided. NBC is broadcasting the game live in all time zones, but that’s 6:30 a.m. on the East Coast and 3:30 a.m. on the West Coast. The network will have taped highlights of the Closing Ceremony in primetime. And, no, it won’t be streaming that event live during the day. NBC DAYTIME • (4:30-8 a.m.): Men’s ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57580875@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 16:00:36 MDT Saturday Olympics on TV: More medals and meaningless figure skating http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57580831-63/gold-medal-final-figure.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57580831-63/gold-medal-final-figure.html.csp">Saturday Olympics on TV: More medals and meaningless figure skating</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-21T15:47:46.405-06:00">Updated Feb 21, 2014 03:47PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">There are a whole lot of gold medals left to be won on this, the second-to-last day of the Sochi Olympics. Medals in snowboarding, cross-country skiing, biathlon, speedskating and hockey. NBC, however, will be devoting a good deal of time - both in primetime and late-night - to figure skating, which is already done handing out all its medals. But figure skating is popular, so we’ll see a good deal of the “gala,” in which medalists go out, have some fun and perform. NBC DAYTIME • 1:30-5 p.m.: Wo...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57580831@www.sltrib.com Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:47:46 MDT Olympics on TV: Hockey semis air early http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57570225-77/gold-medal-women-final.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57570225-77/gold-medal-women-final.html.csp">Olympics on TV: Hockey semis air early</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T22:03:06.993-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 10:03PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The men’s hockey semifinals are both live, but the games are early and earlier on the NBC Sports Network. There is good news — the USA vs. Canada game is the later of the two, at 9:45 a.m. MT. The Finland vs. Sweden game is at 4:30 a.m. MT. NBC DAYTIME • 2-4 p.m., Ch. 5: Women’s freestyle skiing/ski cross gold medal final; women’s biathlon/4x6km relay gold medal final NBC PRIMETIME • 7-10 p.m., Ch. 5: Women’s alpine skiing/slalom gold medal final; men’s short track speedskating/500 m and 5000...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57570225@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:03:06 MDT Olympics: U.S. lead melts away as Canada takes women’s hockey gold http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57574661-77/goal-canada-lamoureux-poulin.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57574661-77/goal-canada-lamoureux-poulin.html.csp">Olympics: U.S. lead melts away as Canada takes women’s hockey gold</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Brian Murphy</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> St. Paul Pioneer Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T22:35:41.544-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sochi, Russia • They were shut out in one gold medal game, blindsided by the Swedes in a semifinal and watched a 35-game winning streak swirl down the drain at the Olympics. U.S. female hockey players have endured incredible heartbreak when the stakes were highest — but this? Blowing a two-goal lead Thursday with less than four minutes to go until the medal ceremony? It might take 16 more years for the program to recover. This was a comeback — and meltdown — for the ages. “It’s really hard to sw...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57574661@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:35:41 MDT Kragthorpe: Russia, Canada create Olympic magic on ice http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57574864-77/gold-medal-russia-canada.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57574864-77/gold-medal-russia-canada.html.csp">Kragthorpe: Russia, Canada create Olympic magic on ice</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By kurt kragthorpe</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> Tribune Columnist</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T22:35:41.594-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 10:35PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Sochi, Russia Two venues, a five-minute walk apart. Two ice sheets, showcasing elite athletes. Two events, with dramatic finishes. Sochi’s Games delivered undoubtedly the most entertaining, riveting, two-sport night on ice in women’s Olympic history. Within a half-hour after Adelina Sotnikova completed a shocking figure skating victory that saved the Games for Russia, Canada scored two late goals to force overtime against the USA in the hockey gold medal game Thursday. Canada eventually won ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57574864@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:35:41 MDT Thursday Olympics on TV: USA vs. Canada (live) for women’s hockey gold http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57573890-63/medal-women-gold-final.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57573890-63/medal-women-gold-final.html.csp">Thursday Olympics on TV: USA vs. Canada (live) for women’s hockey gold</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-20T10:22:52.354-06:00">Updated Feb 20, 2014 10:22AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The women’s gold medal hockey final - Team USA vs. Team Canada - is live in all time zones on NBC. That’s 10 a.m. Mountain time. The two teams met on Feb. 12, with Canada claiming a controversial 3-2 victory. (The officials allowed a Canadian goal to stand despite the fact that the puck ended up in the net after the whistle sounded.) The Canadians are the three-time defending Olympic champions. Team USA won in 1998 (the year women’s hockey debuted at the Olympics), won silver in 2002 and 2010 an...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57573890@www.sltrib.com Thu, 20 Feb 2014 10:22:52 MDT Olympics on TV: Pucks and pugilists go live http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57558434-77/medal-women-final-gold.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/sports/57558434-77/medal-women-final-gold.html.csp">Olympics on TV: Pucks and pugilists go live</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Scott D. Pierce</span></span> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T21:58:02.286-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 09:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The women’s gold medal hockey final — Team USA vs. Team Canada — is live in all time zones on NBC. That’s 10 a.m. Mountain time. The two teams met on Feb. 12, with Canada claiming a controversial 3-2 victory. (The officials allowed a Canadian goal to stand despite the fact that the puck ended up in the net after the whistle sounded.) The Canadians are the three-time defending Olympic champions. Team USA won in 1998 (the year women’s hockey debuted at the Olympics), won silver in 2002 and 2010 a...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57558434@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 21:58:02 MDT Wednesday Olympics on TV: There’s a gold rush under way http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57568343-63/gold-medal-women-final.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/tv/57568343-63/gold-medal-women-final.html.csp">Wednesday Olympics on TV: There’s a gold rush under way</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T11:49:23.364-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 11:49AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">It’s not hard to tell that we’re getting close to the end of the Sochi Games - there are gold medal finals taking place left and right. NBC has (tape-delayed) coverage of gold-medal competition in speedskating and cross country skiing in the afternoon; skiing, bobsled and snowboarding in the evening; and biathlon in late-night. On cable, there’s more snowboarding and cross-country skiing gold medal finals, along with men’s hockey quarterfinals and curling quarterfinals. And, oh yeah, the women’s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57568343@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 11:49:23 MDT Russia's defeat deflates Games http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsolympicsblog/57567872-229/games-canada-defeat-finland.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogsolympicsblog/57567872-229/games-canada-defeat-finland.html.csp">Russia's defeat deflates Games</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-02-19T10:05:01.972-06:00">Updated Feb 19, 2014 10:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Having joked about Russian president Vladimir Putin immediately canceling the rest of the Games after the hockey team's quarterfinal loss to Finland, I'm quite disappointed myself.As I've said, there's nothing in the Winter Olympics quite like home-ice hockey, and I was really looking forward to Sunday's gold medal game - presumably, between Russia and the USA or Canada. Now, the final matchup will be pretty anticlimactic, regardless of who's playing. I'll never forget watching last year's gold ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 57567872@www.sltrib.com Wed, 19 Feb 2014 10:05:01 MDT