Sochi’s internationally-sized hockey rink is four metres wider than North American rinks. It doesn’t sound like much, but Canada’s men’s hockey team haven’t won gold on non-North American ice since the 1950s. Will Team Canada adapt better this time around?
Below, a comparison between the rinks with the grey line representing NHL ice and the darker line representing the ice in Sochi.
Graphic by Trish McAlaster/The Globe and Mail