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Gameday: U.S. Women vs. Finland

By, 02/07/14, 6:00PM MST


The 2014 U.S. Olympic Women’s Team opens the XXII Olympic Winter Games against Finland Saturday (Feb. 8) at 3 a.m. ET. The game will be broadcast live on NBC Sports Network in the United States. A live stream is also available via NBC Sports Live Extra.

The United States, which is 18-0-1-2 (W-OTW-OTL-L) all-time in the Olympic Winter Games, is undefeated in tournament-opening contests at the Olympics. During that stretch, the Americans have outscored opponents, 33-1.

Team USA is 5-0-0-0 all-time against Finland in the Olympic Winter Games, with the most recent meeting coming on Feb. 18, 2010, in Vancouver, British Columbia. The U.S. won that game, 6-0.

Saturday's outing marks the first-ever Olympic game for 10 USA players, including five of the seven defensemen and five of the 11 forwards.

Date Result Opponent
Sat., Feb. 8 W, 3-1 Finland
Mon., Feb. 10 W, 9-0 Switzerland
Wed., Feb. 12 L, 2-3 Canada
Mon., Feb. 17 W, 6-1 Sweden (Semifinals)
Thurs., Feb. 20 L, 2-3 (OT) Canada (Gold-Medal Game)

U.S. Women vs. Finland
All-Time Olympic Results

Date Result
Feb. 18, 2010 USA 6, FIN 0
Feb. 20, 2006 USA 4, FIN 0
Feb. 14,2006 USA 7, FIN 3
Feb. 16, 2002 USA 5, FIN 0
Feb. 11, 1998 USA 4, FIN 2

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