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2010 Olympics open thread: Day 6

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On tap today in Vancouver, I'm probably most excited for Canada taking on Sweden. The game should be the women's team's biggest challenge outside of the USA; Sweden is, you may recall, the only team aside from Canada to have beaten USA in an Olympic game, and they won the silver medal in the 2006 games.

I'll also be watching Alfredsson for Sweden, and may tune in to the Czech Republic game to see how Milan Michalek and Filip Kuba fare against the Slovakian team. Plus Jarkko Ruutu and the Finns are playing against Belarus.

Drop into our open thread whenever you'd like to talk about today's Olympic events, including any or all of the following (day's schedule after the jump):

  • Alpine Skiing
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Curling
    Women's: China vs. Great Britain (noon EST)
    Women's: USA vs. Germany (noon EST)
    Women's: Switzerland vs. Sweden (noon EST)
    Women's: Canada vs. Japan (noon EST)
    Men's: Great Britain vs. France (5:00 p.m. EST)
    Men's: USA vs. Switzerland (5:00 p.m. EST)
    Men's: Denmark vs. China (5:00 p.m. EST)
    Men's: Germany vs. Sweden (5:00 p.m. EST)
    Women's: Russia vs. Denmark (10:00 p.m. EST)
    Women's: Great Britain vs. Sweden (10:00 p.m. EST)
    Women's: China vs. Switzerland (10:00 p.m. EST)
  • Hockey
    Men's: Finland vs. Belarus (3:00 p.m. EST)
    Women's: Canada vs. Sweden (5:30 p.m. EST)
    Men's: Sweden Alfredsson vs. Germany (7:30 p.m. EST)
    Women's: Slovakia vs. Switzerland (10:00 p.m. EST)
    Men's: Czech Republic vs. Slovakia (midnight EST)
  • Luge
  • Snowboarding
  • Short-track speed skating
  • Long-track speed skating