Finland doesn't have the same star power as some of the more popular hockey nations, but the Scandinavian country consistently finds ways to win games and reach the medal stand at the Olympics.
Since NHL players were first permitted to participate in Olympic competition at the Nagano Games in 1998, no country has won more medals than Finland (three). However, one accomplishment that has eluded the Finnish team in that span has been the gold medal.
In fact, despite all of the star players Finland has produced in its history, the team has never won a gold medal in men's ice hockey.
Will 2014 be the year that Finland finally breaks the drought and earns the top Olympic prize?
Let's look at how Finland should construct its roster for the Sochi Games and make a prediction for its Olympic campaign.