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This article was originally published in September when the schedule was first released. After a request in our live chat yesterday, we’re pushing it to the top again.

The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) released the schedule for the 2018 Olympic Men’s Hockey tournament in Pyeongchang, South Korea today, and as expected the games will go from February 14th to 25th—though, because of the time difference North America will be watching the gold medal game late on the 24th. The first matchups will be Slovakia vs Russia and USA vs Slovenia, both games featuring Group B opponents.

The host South Korean team will make their Olympic debut on February 15th against the Czech Republic, while reigning champion Team Canada starts against Switzerland, a team that has given them quite a bit of trouble on the international stage in the past. The entire schedule is listed below, all times Central.

February 14th

Slovakia vs Russia – 6:10am

USA vs Slovenia – 6:10am

Finland vs Germany – 9:10pm

February 15th

Sweden vs Norway – 1:40am

Czech Republic vs South Korea – 6:10am

Canada vs Switzerland – 6:10am

USA vs Slovakia – 9:10pm

February 16th

Russia vs Slovenia – 1:40am

Finland vs Norway – 6:10am

Sweden vs Germany – 6:10am

Canada vs Czech Republic – 9:10pm

February 17th

Switzerland vs South Korea –  1:40am

USA vs Russia – 6:10am

Slovakia vs Slovenia – 6:10am

Germany vs Norway – 9:10pm

February 18th

Czech Republic vs Switzerland – 1:40am

Canada vs South Korea – 6:10am

Sweden vs Finland – 6:10am

February 19th

TBD Playoff – 9:10pm

February 20th

TBD Playoff – 1:40am

TBD Playoff – 6:10am

TBD Playoff – 6:10am

TBD Quarterfinal – 9:10pm

February 21st

TBD Quarterfinal – 1:40am

TBD Quarterfinal – 6:10am

TBD Quarterfinal – 6:10am

February 23rd

TBD Semifinal – 1:40am

TBD Semifinal – 6:10am

February 24th

TBD Bronze Medal Game – 6:10am

TBD Gold Medal Game – 10:10pm

A few things to remember about these Games. One, the NHL will not be sending players to compete in the tournament, including all those in the minor leagues signed to two-way contracts. AHL-only deals will be allowed to go, as will those playing abroad. Two, the NHL trade deadline is set for February 26th, giving teams a bit of time to sign any international players and still have them eligible for the playoffs.

The IIHF also released the Women’s hockey schedule, a tournament that may actually get a boost from the lack of NHL presence at the Games. The Canadian team has won four straight gold medals and should be a powerhouse once again. They will however be without long-time leader Hayley Wickenheiser, who retired from the sport this January. Team USA will try to follow their impressive overtime win at the World Championships in April with another gold medal; they won the inaugural women’s tournament in the 1998 Nagano Games.

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This article first appeared on Pro Hockey Rumors and was syndicated with permission.

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