Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Winter Olympic Hockey

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Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Winter Olympic Hockey
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With the rosters named and the Olympic ice hockey tournament slated to start just over a month from now, it's a good time to answer some common questions about the structure of the tournament and how the rules overseas differ from those commonly seen in NHL play.

Read on for answers to those frequent questions, as well as for an explanation of how those answers will impact the tournament. 

 

This piece makes use of information from IIHF.com and Sochi2014.com.

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