SOCHI, Russia -- The U.S. men's hockey team is back in action Wednesday in the elimination round of the Olympic tournament.
The Czech Republic earned the right to play the United States by beating Slovakia yesterday. Faceoff is at noon Eastern time. The Buffalo Sabres' Ryan Miller will back-up Jonathan Quick in goal.
The winner of Wednesday's game advances to the semifinals Friday.
The U.S. women play for the gold medal at noon Thursday against Canada.