The problems with Sochi's Olympic hotels have been detailed at great length: There's the dogs, the water, the rooms built for team bonding, and so much more. But if you're a 6'9" hockey defenseman representing Slovakia, you have issues that go beyond the standard complaints.
Take Zdeno Chara, the Bruins' blueliner who will be carrying the flag for his native country at the opening ceremonies this week:
Thanks to SME`s website (Slovak newspaper) we get to see what Zdeno Chara`s bed in Sochi looks like. #hilariousstuff pic.twitter.com/H2PHAfsDRwFrom the photo alone, we probably already have the answer as to whether or not the hotels are stocked with extra-extra-long sheet sets.
— Tomas Kmec (@Tomas_Kmec) February 6, 2014