China’s men’s ice hockey team will be largely made up of players from the Kunlun Red Star team, which plays out of Beijing. But how will they fair against NHL superstars come the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing? Photo: Getty Images
China’s men’s ice hockey team will be largely made up of players from the Kunlun Red Star team, which plays out of Beijing. But how will they fair against NHL superstars come the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing? Photo: Getty Images
Patrick Blennerhassett
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Patrick Blennerhassett

Beijing 2022: China’s abysmal ice hockey team a fault of its own as NHL talent looms large ahead of potential Olympic humiliation

  • The 32nd ranked team in the world is set to get blitzed by NHL superstars at its Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics
  • How did a team so poorly managed end up in what will be the planet’s most talent-rich ice hockey tournament in eight years?

China’s men’s ice hockey team will be largely made up of players from the Kunlun Red Star team, which plays out of Beijing. But how will they fair against NHL superstars come the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing? Photo: Getty Images
China’s men’s ice hockey team will be largely made up of players from the Kunlun Red Star team, which plays out of Beijing. But how will they fair against NHL superstars come the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing? Photo: Getty Images
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