Czech Republic vs. Sweden (Group C - Preliminary Round)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 12: Tomas Plekanec #14 of the Czech Republic faces off against Henrik Zetterberg #40 of Sweden to start the Men's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group C game on day five of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Bolshoy Ice Dome on February 12, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
I downplayed the first one because I thought it's just a hockey game. We just want to win the game; it's against our rival and we want the two points. I downplayed it, but now having gone through the first one I look back and say, 'Geez, that was really cool.' I think as I've grown a bit older I've got a lot more appreciation for what we're allowed to do every day.
— Capitals forward Brooks Laich on the 2015 NHL Bridgestone Winter Classic, the second one of his career after 2011 in Pittsburgh