Olympic men’s hockey just got very interesting with one of two teams advancing to the gold game on Friday. Sweden will be ready for a fierce showdown as they will be playing the winner of the semifinal game between Canada and USA. According to NBC Olympics on Friday, it was Sweden who will advanced to the gold medal game after beating Finland at the Sochi Olympics on Friday, 2-1. The game was held prior to the big North American showdown between the Americans and the Canadians.
In what was another controversial play in Olympic hockey, the Finland team got the lead at the beginning of the game after Referee Tim Peel initially waved off the goal after a dead play whistle. Reviewing the video had a reversal of the decision and Finland lead for a short time. Battling back the Swedish offered up two more goals and ended up winning the game.
There is nothing short of a miracle for Finland to be competing in a bronze medal game. Beating Russia despite missing three top centers and one of the best goalies in the tournament definitely has the game being closely watched as the team as passion on the ice.
The winner of the Canada versus USA will be playing Sweden for the gold medal. The losers of the game will play Finland. These will be two great hockey games to watch!