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NBC’s Winter Olympics schedule, women’s ice hockey USA vs. Canada on TV and streaming Wednesday, February 16


If you’re a fan of sports rivalries, get ready for the final chapter of one of the best to take place on Wednesday at the Olympics.

The United States women’s ice hockey team takes on Canada in the gold medal game in Beijing, with the puck drop scheduled for 11:10 p.m. on NBC — yes, that’s the big network broadcaster , not a cable channel. NBC10’s local news moves earlier in the night, at 10:35 p.m.

This will be the seventh Olympic gold medal game in women’s ice hockey since the event’s arrival at the Olympics in 2018. Canada has appeared in all six games, winning four (2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014 ), while the United States appeared in all but one match. (2006), winning two gold medals (1998 and 2018). Canada beat the United States in the first pool round this year, 4-2, so the Americans will be eliminated not just for the gold, but for the rematch.

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Wednesday’s primetime coverage will also include the women’s alpine ski competition, where American star Mikaela Shiffrin will be back on the mountain.

Television coverage of the Olympics is provided by NBC’s major broadcast network and cable channels USA Network and CNBC. Online, every event in the competition is available live at NBCOlympics.com. You’ll need to sign in with your pay TV provider, whether it’s cable, satellite, or streaming platforms, including YouTube TV, FuboTV, and Sling TV.

If you’re not a pay-TV subscriber, you can watch through the premium tier of Peacock, NBC’s online streaming service. A subscription starts at $4.99 per month or $49.99 per year.

If you have Comcast Xfinity cable, you get the premium tier of Peacock for free with your subscription. Go to the Peacock website to link your cable account if you haven’t already. Xfinity subscribers who have the X1 set-top box can also find live streams of events embedded in the Sports tab, right next to TV shows.

NBC also offers apps for mobile devices, tablets, and connected TV devices, including Android TV, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, Roku, Samsung TV, and more. There’s an FAQ page on the NBC website here if you have any other questions.

The full schedule of events for the entire Olympics is available here. Live scores and results are available here. Keep in mind that Beijing’s time zone is 13 hours ahead of Philadelphia’s.

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Typically, these schedules will include all live broadcasts on TV channels, but not delayed broadcasts on cable channels. We’ll let you know what’s happening on the NBC broadcast network’s primetime and daytime shows, whether those events are live or not.

For prime time live television events and late night shows, the times listed are when NBC plans to begin its coverage of those events.

2 p.m.: Cross-country skiing — men’s and women’s team sprint finals; biathlon — women’s relay x 4×6 km (all delayed coverage)

8 p.m.: Freestyle Skiing — Men’s Aerials Final (Delayed)

8:30 p.m.: Short track speed skating – women’s 1500m final, men’s 5000m relay final (both delayed)

9 p.m.: Freestyle Skiing – Women’s Halfpipe Qualifiers (Live)

9:30 p.m.: Alpine skiing — women’s combined, downhill

11:10 p.m.: Ice Hockey – USA Women vs. Canada, Gold Medal Game

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The channel broadcasts Olympic events around the clock, with a mix of live and delayed coverage. Here are the live events.

2h15: Cross-country skiing — men’s and women’s team sprint qualifications and finals

5:05 a.m.: Ice Hockey – Finland Men vs. Switzerland, Quarter-Final (will be left in progress)

6am: Short track speed skating — quarter-finals, semi-finals and women’s 1500m final; men’s 5000m relay, final

8:30 a.m.: Ice hockey – Sweden men vs Canada, quarter-final

8:30 p.m.: Freestyle Skiing — Women’s Halfpipe Qualification

10:30 p.m.: Freestyle skiing — women’s ski cross qualification

11:30 p.m.: Freestyle Skiing — Men’s Halfpipe Qualification

1 a.m. Thursday: Alpine skiing — women’s combined, slalom

8 p.m.: Curling – USA Men vs. Denmark