Team USA takes on Slovakia and all of your live game coverage is on this page. The puck drops at 7:30 a.m. ET.
It's the second Group A game for each team. The Slovaks finished last year’s tournament in eighth place. In its first game this year, Slovakia beat Germany, 9-2. The U.S. is the home team today and has chosen to wear its blue jerseys.
THE SERIES VS. SLOVAKIA
- The U.S. leads in the all-time series vs. Slovakia, 9-0-0-3-1 (W-OTW-OTL-L-T).
- The U.S. defeated the Slovaks, 9-3, in the preliminary round of last year’s tournament.
- Since 1999, Team USA is 9-1-1, having won three straight meetings.
- Game-by-game Slovakia series history
TV: NHL Network (DirecTV 215, Dish 477)
Web stream: NHL.com
Live stats: IIHF.com