Saskatchewan at the Olympics: Feb. 16

Saskatchewan will be well-represented in Olympic action Sunday, with Men's Hockey and Two-Man Bobsleigh teams in action following Women's Speed Skating's 1,500 m race.

Men's hockey, two-man bobsleigh, women's speed skating feature Sask. athletes today

Team Canada celebrates a first period goal against Austria during a men's ice hockey game at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (Julio Cortez/Associated Press)
Team Canada's Patrice Bergeron (37), Corey Perry (24), Rick Nash (61), Jay Bouwmeester (19), head coach Mike Babcock, General Manager Steve Yzerman and Bob Nicholson look on as Ryan Getzlaf tickles Sidney Crosby's ear as players wait for a team photo at the start of practice at the Sochi Winter Olympics Tuesday February 11, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Adrian Wyld/Canadian Press)
Saskatchewan was well-represented on the ice in Olympic action Sunday, with Men's Hockey and Two-Man Bobsleigh teams in action following Women's Speed Skating.

Saskatchewan players Ryan Getzlaf, Chris Kunitz and Patrick Marleau faced off against Finland at 11 a.m. CST. The Canadian men's hockey team is also coached by Saskatoon's Mike Babcock.

Canada pulled out a 2-1 win in overtime after Drew Doughty scored his second goal of the game.

Canada led 1-0 after one period of play. Finland responded with a goal to tie the game in the second period, eventually pushing the decision to sudden-death overtime.

Canada's Ivanie Blondin, right, leads teammates Brittany Schussler, centre, and Kali Christ during training last month. (Jeff McIntosh/Canadian Press)
Earilier Sunday, Regina's Kali Christ took to the ice for the women's 1,500m speed skating competition. Christ was Canada's top skater with a time of 1:58:63, good for 16th place overall. Dutch skaters came in with the top four times in the race. 

​​Christ last competed in the 1,000m race on Thursday, finishing 21st.

The Two-Man Bobsleigh competition started at 10 a.m. CST on CBC-TV and online at

Canada's crop of teams features Humboldt's Lyndon Rush as a pilot paired with brakeman Lascelles Brown.

In their first run, Rush and Brown posted a time of 56:61, good enough for 7th ranking. 

In their second run, the duo finished with 1:53:48, moving them into 9th place.

Rush and Brown's final two runs are set for Monday February 17, at approximately 8:30 and 10:05 a.m. CST. 

Last month, Rush and Brown placed fourth in a World Cup Two-Man Bobsleigh event in Switzerland. The two came in at third place in another World Cup event in Germany two weeks later on January 25.