This Week in Sport: 7th February − 13th February 2022

The L.A. Rams' Travin Howard Celebrates with his teammatesFans will once again be treated to a great 7 days of sport this week. On Monday, the Toronto Maple Leafs play host to the Carolina Hurricanes, in what will be an exciting game for NHL fans. The following day athletes will battle it out for medals in the inaugural Women’s Big Air event. Wednesday will see the Utah Jazz take on the Golden State Warriors.

Thursday marks the start of this year’s Super League season, with last year’s finalists going head-to-head in the first game of the season. The next day, back in Beijing, the Men’s Snowboard Halfpipe reaches its conclusion.

The weekend also plays host to some immensely exciting sport. Ireland travel south to the Stade de France, to take on France in the second round of the Six Nations. Finally, on Sunday, sports fans will be treated to one of the biggest sporting events of the year, as the Los Angeles Rams go up against the Cincinnati Bengals in Super Bowl LVI.

 

NHL: Toronto Maple Leafs v Carolina Hurricanes

Monday 7th February 12AM (8th) GMT/7PM Local Time

Scotiabank Arena, Toronto

The Carolina Hurricanes travel north and across the border to take on the Maple Leafs on Monday. Both teams are on the biggest winning streaks in their respective divisions, with the Maple Leafs having won 5 consecutive games and the Hurricanes 4.

Viewing: NHL Live 

News: NHL 

Fantasy: NHL Fantasy

Merchandise: NHL Shop

Blog: Pension Plan Puppets 

Blog: Canes Country 

 

Olympics: Olympic Freestyle Skiing

Tuesday 8th February 2AM GMT/10AM Local Time

Big Air Shougang, Beijing

Tuesday sees the final of the Women’s Big Air event, part of the Beijing 2022 freestyle skiing program. This year’s games are the first in history to feature this event, and it will be one fans do not want to miss.

Official Site: Beijing 2022

Fantasy: Beijing 2022

Podcast: Olympics

News: Reuters 

Statistics: Bloomberg

News: NBC Olympics 

 

NBA: Utah Jazz v Golden State Warriors

Wednesday 9th February 3AM (10th) GMT/8PM Local Time

Vivint Arena, Salt Lake City

With the Utah Jazz and the Golden State Warriors sat 2nd and 4th in the NBA’s Western Conference, this is an exciting match up. The Jazz will be keen to take the win after losing their last 4 games to the Warriors.

Official site: NBA

Merchandise: NBA Store

Viewing: NBA TV

Fantasy: Yahoo NBA Fantasy

Blog: SLC Dunk 

Blog: Golden State of Mind 

 

Super League: St Helens v Catalans Dragons

Thursday 10th February 8PM GMT/8PM Local Time

Totally Wicked Stadium, Saint Helens

This year’s Super League season starts as last season finished. St Helens faced the Catalan Dragons in last year’s final at Old Trafford, and will be hoping for a similar result in the first round of this year’s Super League season.

Official Site: Super League

Fantasy:  Fantasy Super League

Blog:  Love Rugby League 

Podcast: The Sideline Story

Merchandise: St Helens 

Merchandise: Catalans Dragons 

 

Olympics: Olympic Snowboarding

Friday 11th February 1:30AM GMT/9:30AM Local Time

Genting Snow Park, Zhangjiakou

Friday sees the final runs of the Men’s Snowboard Halfpipe. Shaun White will be competing in his last Olympics and will be looking to defend his title one last time, having won the event in PyeongChang 2018. 

Official Site: Beijing 2022

Fantasy: Beijing 2022

Podcast: Olympics

News: Forbes 

Statistics: Bloomberg

News: ​​BBC Sport 

 

Six Nations: France v Ireland

Saturday 12th February 4:45PM GMT/5:45PM Local Time

Stade de France, Saint-Denis

After victories for both teams in the opening round of the championship, this will be a game fans will not want to miss. France will be hoping to get off to a faster start than they did in their game against Italy, while Ireland won’t want to change anything after their crushing win over Wales.

Official Site: Six Nations

Fantasy: Six Nations

Podcast: Brian Moore’s Full Contact Rugby

News: Daily Mail 

Blog: Ruck

News: Irish Times 

 

NFL: Super Bowl LVI

Sunday 13th February 11:30PM GMT/3:30PM Local Time

SoFi Stadium, Inglewood

The NFL reaches its climax on Sunday, as the Los Angeles Rams take on the Cincinnati Bengals at SoFi Stadium. Playing at their home stadium, the Rams will look to their supporters to carry them to a Super Bowl victory, having struggled in their last appearance, 3 years ago, against the New England Patriots in Super Bowl LIII.

Official site: NFL 

Blog: Turf Show Times 

Blog: ​​Cincy Jungle 

News: ESPN 

Viewing: Game Pass 

Merchandise: NFL Shop

 

Photo by: LA Rams

Written and information correct on 6th February 2022 at 10pm GMT

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