Every time there’s a game on the ice, the roof above it lights up with the national flags of the teams in the game, as well as the scoreboard. It can be viewed from around the Olympic Park, in the Olympic Village and, we imagine, from parts of Mars.
But things get really interesting when one of those teams scores a goal, as Sweden did twice in the first period against the Czech Republic on Wednesday: the scoreboard changes, and an incredible animation flashes across the roof depicting an exploding puck and the word 'GOAL.'
So on top of everything else that comes along with being an Olympian, hockey players have the chance to not only light the lamp but also the stadium. Pretty cool.
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