The Bruins are officially off for the Olympic break. Here’s what you should know about the team and the players in action in the Olympic tournament.
* Bruins players, execs. in Sochi: Zdeno Chara (Slovakia), David Krejci (Czech Republic), Tuukka Rask (Finland), Loui Eriksson (Sweden), Patrice Bergeron (Canada), Claude Julien (Canada associate coach) and Peter Chiarelli (Canada adviser).
* When they’ll be in action:
Feb. 12, noon ET: Czech Republic (Krejci) vs. Sweden (Eriksson)
Feb. 13, 3 a.m. ET: Finland (Rask) vs. Austria
Feb. 13, 7:30 a.m. ET: Slovakia (Chara) vs. United States
Feb. 13, noon ET: Canada (Bergeron) vs. Norway
Feb. 14, 3 a.m. ET: Czech Republic (Krejci) vs. Latvia
Feb. 14, 7:30 a.m. ET: Sweden (Eriksson) vs. Switzerland
Feb. 14, noon ET: Canada (Bergeron) vs. Austria
Feb. 14, noon ET: Norway vs. Finland (Rask)
Feb. 15, 3 a.m. ET: Slovakia (Chara) vs. Slovenia
Feb. 15, noon ET: Switzerland vs. Czech Republic (Krejci)
Feb. 15, noon ET: Sweden (Eriksson) vs. Latvia
Feb. 16, 7:30 a.m. ET: Russia vs. Slovakia (Chara)
Feb. 16, noon ET: Finland (Rask) vs. Canada (Bergeron)
Feb. 18: Eight teams will play in qualification games for the quarterfinals
Feb. 19: Olympic quarterfinal games
Feb. 21: Olympic semifinal games
Feb. 22, 10 a.m. ET: Olympic gold medal game
* Next Bruins practice: Feb. 20 at Ristuccia arena in Wilmington.
* Next Bruins game: Wednesday, Feb. 26 (7:30 p.m. ET) at Buffalo Sabres