- Fasel will work hard to keep NHL in Olympics Updated: Feb-11-14 1:56 pm
- 10 Things to Know About Olympic Hockey Updated: Feb-11-14 6:44 am
SOCHI, Russia - Rene Fasel is on a mission to keep hockey in the Olympics as compelling and competitive as possible, and it's going to be a tougher task for the president of the International Ice Hockey Federation in the next four years.
SOCHI, Russia - The ice surface is bigger, the pay non-existent and what used to mean bragging rights around the world in the days of dueling superpowers counts for less now that everyone wound up on the same side of capitalism. The trade-off is that you might see one, and as many four, hockey games better-played than anything in an entire season of National Hockey League contests. Here's a look at the upcoming Olympic men's hockey tournament.