2010 Olympics open thread, day 14: Women's hockey gold medal game

Canada and the United States go head-to-head once again today, this time duking it out to determine who will be the women's hockey Olympic champion for 2010. Both teams swept their round-robin games and annihilated their opponents in the semi-finals; Canada finished the tournament with a goal differential of +44, while the USA finished with a +38 overall; each team allowed two goals total, each team had two shutouts. So, in summary, it will be a good game.

There are also going to be medals given out for the women's 4 x 5km cross-country relay, men's aerials skiing, nordic combined, and--perhaps more meaningful than anything else of the day--the ladies' free skate in figure skating, featuring Joannie Rochette. Plus some curling semi-finals, both men's and women's; should be another exciting day.

Join us in the comments section, and check out the day's schedule after the jump:

  • Alpine skiing
    Ladies giant slalom, run 2 of 2 (12:30 p.m. EST)
  • Cross country skiing
    Ladies' 4 x 5km relay (2:00 p.m. EST)
  • Curling
    Women's semi-finals: China vs. Sweden (noon EST)
    Women's semi-finals: Canada vs. Switzerland (noon EST)
    Men's semi-finals: Sweden vs. Canada (5:00 p.m. EST)
    Men's semi-finals: Norway vs. Switzerland (5:00 p.m. EST)
  • Freestyle skiing
    Men's aerials - finals (9:00 p.m. EST)
  • Figure skating
    Ladies - free skate (8:00 p.m. EST)
  • Hockey
    Women's bronze medal: Finland vs. Sweden (2:00 p.m. EST)
    Women's gold medal: Canada vs. United States (6:30 p.m. EST)
  • Nordic combined
    Individual Large Hill - Ski Jumping (1:00 p.m. EST)
    Individual Large Hill - Cross-Country, 10km (4:00 p.m. EST)

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