Winter Olympics 2022: USA vs. Canada for girls’s hockey gold, Mikaela Shiffrin and Kamila Valieva compete once more
We’re warning you now. You may wish to name in sick tomorrow. The fruits of the 2022 Winter Olympics ladies’s hockey match is Wednesday night time ET, as is Mikaela Shiffrin’s ultimate particular person race. Then, Kamila Valieva takes the ice again early Thursday morning ET within the ladies’s determine skating free skate.
The puck drops for USA vs. Canada at 11:10 p.m. ET and this assembly of hockey titans will decide the gold medal for the sixth time in seven Olympics. The Individuals defeated Canada for gold in 2018, whereas Canada received the earlier 4 gold medals.
“It will get the very best and the worst out of each of us on the similar time,” Crew USA ahead Hilary Knight stated forward of the sport.
Two key stats:
334: The Individuals lead the Olympic match with 334 pictures on aim. That they had 53 in opposition to Canada within the preliminary spherical however linked on simply two objectives.
45.5%: Canada’s particular groups have been simply that — particular. In 22 power-play alternatives, they’ve scored 10 instances (45.5%). The Canadians have been equally spectacular killing penalties, thwarting 27 of 31 energy performs.
As an appetizer to that conflict, Mikaela Shiffrin will compete within the Alpine snowboarding ladies’s mixed occasion. After coming into these Video games as a medal favourite in 5 particular person occasions, she has but to interrupt by way of and land on a podium — however tonight could possibly be her likelihood. Shiffrin joins fellow Individuals Isabella Wright, Keely Cashman and Patricia Mangan within the area. They’re going to compete within the downhill first, then the slalom course.
Upcoming occasions (all instances ET)
8:05 p.m.: Males’s curling round-robin (a number of matches)
8:30 p.m.: Girls’s freestyle snowboarding halfpipe
9 p.m.: Girls’s Alpine snowboarding mixed downhill
11:10 p.m.: Girls’s hockey gold-medal sport — Canada vs. USA
1 a.m.: Girls’s Alpine snowboarding mixed slalom
1:05 a.m.: Girls’s curling round-robin (a number of matches)
3:30 a.m.: Girls’s 1000m speedskating ultimate
5 a.m.: Girls’s determine skating free skate ultimate
7:05 a.m.: Males’s curling semifinal