Hockey

CBC Sports - Monday Feb. 17, 2014 08:01 ET

Olympic men's hockey playoff schedule announced

Canada advances directly to quarter-finals

Carey Price of Canada in men's hockey action

Carey Price got the start for Canada in wins against Norway and Finland. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

The playoff schedule has been released for the men’s Olympic hockey tournament, and it has Canada next taking to the ice on Wednesday at noon ET.

The Canadians will contest that quarter-final match against the winner of the Switzerland-Latvia match up, set for Tuesday at noon, ET.

Canada finished the preliminary round ranked third overall, behind Sweden and the U.S., who were first and second, respectively. All three teams advance directly to the quarter-final round of the tournament.

Sweden will face the winner of the Slovenia-Austria game, while the winner of the Czech Republic-Slovakia game will advance to play the Americans.

Finland finished second in Group B to Canada, but were the top-seeded non-division winner and gained a berth directly into the quarters. They will face the winner of the qualification match between the host Russians, and Norway.

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