The road to Vancouver
The last stage of the Olympic qualification is played in Hanover, Riga and Oslo this weekend.
The last stage of the qualification for Vancouver 2010 is played in three groups where the three winners are qualified for the Olympics.
In Hanover Germany face Austria, Slovenia and Japan. The Germans beat Japan 7-1 in the first game while Austria beat Slovenia 4-3 in over-time.
In Riga Latvia hosts Ukraine, Italy and Hungary. On the first day the home team beat Hungary 7-3. Ukraine got away with a 3-2 win against Italy.
In Olso Norway defeated Kazakhstan 2-1. France got a 2-1 over-time win against Denmark.
Story added on 6th February 2009 at 08:24 GMT
Story submitted by: Henrik Lundqvist.