Team USA vs. Slovakia Sochi Olympics Hockey Live Chat!

Greg Wyshynski
Fourth-Place Medal
Kessel portrait
ARLINGTON, VA - AUGUST 27: (EDITORS NOTE: This image has been retouched at the request of USA Hockey.) Phil Kessel poses after being named a candidate for the 2014 USA Hockey Olympic Team at the Kettler Capitals Iceplex on August 27, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Team USA begins defense of its silver medal on Thursday morning against Slovakia at the Winter Olympics in Sochi.

The puck drops at 7:30 a.m. ET/4:30 a.m. PT, so brew your coffee and join us for all the action – including Wysh and Cotsonika live from Sochi, with updates from the Russia/Slovenia game as well!

You bring the insightful thoughts on the game. We bring the funny and the Hamburger Women. Enjoy the game!