Found February 20, 2014 on Next Impulse Sports:
The women’s hockey tournament in Sochi wrapped up today but there’s still plenty of action to look forward to in the men’s bracket. With Sweden/Finland and Canada/USA on the docket for tomorrow’s semi-final action, Reddit user “I_Photoshop_Movies” has submitted some fantastic wallpapers to help get you prepared for the final non-medal round. You can preview some of the teasers here, but for the full collection (including desktop and mobile wallpapers) head here. And – because we know you’re wondering – yes, there is one dedicated solely to Phil Kessel. [r/hockey] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

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