According to the New York Times on Thursday the Olympic Men’s Hockey semifinals is heating up to be the most anticipated event of the year. With over 1.16 million people watching the live stream hockey game during the women's gold medal chase in Sochi on Thursday, it is possible that the United States against Canada semifinals for the men’s hockey will exceed all expectations for online viewing. The opportunity to watch the game from the comfort of your own home (or office cubicle) is going to have people tuning in to the Olympic hockey game in droves.
American fans are hungry for some gold medals and this win is important as it will vindicate the US team for the loss in 2010 at the Vancouver Olympics. The Canadians are wanting to retain their title and the grudge match is fueling the fan’s fire for gold. With two teams fiercely competitive, there is no doubt that the fans are going to be watching in America.
Team USA will play against Canada at 11:30 a.m. ET and will be available by watching live stream online thanks to NBC’s Live Extra. Easy to use with internet access, there are only a few buttons to push before having a front row seat.
Get your friends and get ready to watch. The game will be live on television on the NBC cable channel, NBC Sports Network. Also dropping the puck on Friday at 11:30 a.m. ET. Or, tune in later on NBC primetime to see the best of the hottest men's hockey matches of the year as highlights most likely will be seen. Go Team USA!