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February 2018

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the VENUES Home To Olympic Hockey 54 // 2018 OLYMPIC PREVIEW USAHOCKEYMAGAZINE.COM KWANDONG HOCKEY CENTRE k The Kwandong Hockey Centre is located on the grounds of Catholic Kwandong University, approximately three miles from the Gangneung Coastal Cluster. Formerly the university's gymnasium, it was renovated to serve as the secondary hockey venue with a seating capacity of 6,000. It will host the women's preliminary round games, quarterfinals and relegation games before the tournament shifts over to the Gangneung Hockey Centre for the semifinals and medal games. The hottest ticket in town will be at the Gangneung and Kwandong Hockey Centres, the sites of this year's men's and women's Olympic tournaments. k The Gangneung Hockey Centre will serve as the main venue for the men's tournament and medal matches. It will also host the ice sledge hockey competition during the 2018 Paralympics. The stadium has a seating capacity of 10,000, and is located in the Gangneung Coastal Cluster, overlooking the Sea of Japan on South Korea's east coast. After opening its Olympic tournament at the Kwandong Hockey Centre on Feb. 14 against Slovenia, the U.S. Men's Team will play its other preliminary round games against Slovakia and Russia at Gangneung Hockey Centre on Feb. 16 and Feb. 17. Three of the four quarterfinal matchups will be held at Gangneung along with the semifinals and medal games. GANGNEUNG HOCKEY CENTRE

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