Hockey, ski jumping have a NH flavor Saturday
Nicholas Fairall (20) jumps in the large hill qualification round on Friday during Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games at RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center. (Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports)
The big event is the men’s hockey game between the United States and Russia at 7:30 a.m. Three players are former Manchester Monarchs: Dustin Brown and Jonathan Quick for the United States and Slava Voynov for Russia. USA forward James van Riemsdyk is a former University of New Hampshire player.
Two New Hampshire athletes, Lebanon’s Nick Alexander and Andover’s Nick Fairall, competed in the men’s individual ski jumping large hill event early Saturday morning at Rosa Khutor.