Olympic women's hockey games to watch
The Olympic women's hockey tournament gets underway Saturday. Here are the top three games to watch (or record) during the preliminary round.
Switzerland vs. Korea, Saturday, 6 a.m. (USA)
• Ex-Bulldog Sarah Murray makes her Olympic debut as head coach of Team Korea against defending bronze medalist Switzerland, which features former UMD standout Lara Stalder.
United States vs. Finland, Sunday, 1:40 a.m. (NBCSN)
• Team USA, with Duluth native Robb Stauber as head coach, opens Olympic play against Switzerland. Bulldogs Sidney Morin and Maddie Rooney also make their Olympic debuts.
United States vs. Canada, Wednesday, 9:10 p.m. (NBCSN)
• The final preliminary game for both women's hockey superpowers. Canada features the most UMD ties, with former assistant Laura Schuler now head coach and ex-Bulldogs Brigette Lacquette, Haley Irwin and Jocelyne Larocque on the roster.