Back in Calgary, coach Willie Desjardins and Hockey Canada officials discuss how players have been performing so far, and who might make the cut. Now it’s time to turn off the video and see some games live. First stop: Biel, Switzerland, for the Karjala Cup. As we leave the team before episode 3, tension is rising for players and staff.
With less than a year before the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, the NHL confirmed it would not allow its players to compete. In this four-part series, Hockey Canada reveals how, in seven months and five countries, it built an Olympic team from the ground up.
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The Making of Canada’s Olympic Men’s Hockey Team, pt. 2