B's in Sochi: Shaky debut for Rask

The Olympic debut for Boston Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask was a bit shaky, but Finland still pulled off an 8-4 win over Austria in the preliminary round of the men’s ice hockey competition.

Rask surrendered four goals on 20 shots as Finland won its first game of the Winter Olympics. Finland will next face Norway on Friday (noon ET).

In other action, Team USA dominated Slovakia and finished with a 7-1 victory in the preliminary round. Slovakian captain and Bruins captain Zdeno Chara finished even with three shots on net in the loss.

Up next, Bruins forward Patrice Bergeron and Team Canada will face Norway at noon ET.

Here is the rest of the Olympic hockey schedule as it relates to the Bruins:

Feb. 14, 3 a.m. ET: Czech Republic (David Krejci) vs. Latvia

Feb. 14, 7:30 a.m. ET: Sweden (Loui 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