EVENT: Olympic Pre Qualification Tournament Group J

The road to the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi all starts with the Ice Hockey Qualification. The top sides will qualify automatically but there are spots available via qualification. The first step on the journey is the pre qualification tournaments.


Nikko Kirifuri Ice Arena, Nikko, Japan


8th – 11th November


Available from the Japenese Ice Hockey Association


A league format will take place with the top team advancing to the next round. Great Britain, Japan, Korea and Romania will play each other once.

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Neil Tucker

Neil has written on ice hockey for many websites concentrating on British ice hockey mostly. Neil also covers ice hockey in other countries and organises his Blueliner Hockey Tour. A graduate of the Manchester Metropolitan University Neil turned his hand to hockey writing in 2009. As well as contributing on Blueliner Hockey Neil has contributed to Get Real Hockey and Slapshot Magasine.

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