The USA men’s national hockey team will play its first game of the 2022 Winter Olympics on Thursday versus China. The United States’ 25-man squad is made up of mostly current college players as no current NHL players will compete in this year’s tournament. The USA hasn’t medaled in men’s ice hockey since 2010, when it won silver in Vancouver.
The United States is fourth in the latest International Ice Hockey Federation world rankings. China is ranked 32nd in the world and has a roster that consists mostly of players from other countries due to the host nation’s lack of ice hockey talent.
Men’s Hockey: USA vs. China
Puck line: USA -2.5 (-125); China +2.5 (+105)
Total goals: O6 (-110); U6 (-110)
Moneyline: USA -900, China +600