When: Feb. 15.
Best of the rest: First-time Olympian Koen Verweij, 23, of the Netherlands medaled in three races this season and has risen to No. 3 in the world.
U.S. chances to medal: Brian Hansen, ninth in the world, and Joey Mantia, 23rd, medaled in World Cups. Jonathan Kuck, 32nd, has the experience.
Little-known fact: The Netherlands won 11 medals in speedskating in 1998.