NBCUniversal’s Programming for Day 14 of the XXII Olympic Winter Games

Men’s hockey on NBCSN will take center stage on Friday morning, Day 14 of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi.

NBCSN’s live coverage includes the men’s curling bronze medal match between Communist China and Sweden at 3 a.m. ET and the women’s ski cross competition.

The women’s 4×6 biathlon relay will be seen live after 9:30 a.m.

The men’s hockey semifinals, Sweden vs. Finland at 7:30 a.m. and USA-Canada airing at noon ET.

CNBC will show the men’s curling gold medal match between Canada and Great Britain on delay at 5 p.m. ET.

On NBC’s delayed primetime show, there will be women’s giant slalom featuring newcomer Mikaela Shiffrin, men’s and women’s short track speed skating.

Here’s the NBC press release.

NBC Sochi Olympics LogoREIGNING WORLD SLALOM CHAMPION IN ALPINE SKIING MIKAELA SHIFFRIN TO COMPETE IN GOLD MEDAL FINAL, FRI., FEB. 21 AT 8/7c ON NBC

Two-Time Olympic Short Track Medalist J.R. Celski Goes for Medals in Both the 500m and 5000m Relay Finals in Primetime on NBC
Men’s Hockey Semifinal Games LIVE on NBCSN Highlighted by Coverage of Team USA vs. Canada in a 2010 Gold Medal Rematch at 11:30 a.m. ET
Men’s Curling Gold Medal Final Featuring Canada vs. Great Britain on CNBC at 5 p.m. ET
All Events Live Streamed on NBCOlympics.com and NBC Sports Live Extra Mobile & Tablet App

Stamford, Conn, February 20, 2014 – NBC’s primetime coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games tomorrow, Friday, February 21 at 8/7c is highlighted by the women’s slalom gold medal final in alpine skiing where 18-year-old phenom Mikaela Shiffrin, the reigning world and World Cup champion in slalom, takes to the Sochi course for her signature event. In men’s short track, two-time Olympic medalist J.R. Celski aims to qualify for gold medal finals in the 500m and 5000m relay. He is the world record holder in the 500m and will anchor the U.S. relay, which is ranked No. 1 in the world. Also in short track is the women’s 1000m, with the team pursuit in men’s speed skating featuring four-time Olympic medalist Shani Davis skating for Team USA rounding out primetime on NBC Friday.

NBCSN features two live men’s hockey semifinal games on Friday, as Team USA meets Canada in a rematch of the 2010 gold medal final with coverage beginning at 11:30 a.m. ET, and Finland faces Sweden with coverage beginning at 7 a.m. ET. In addition, NBCSN features the live bronze medal match in men’s curling with China vs. Sweden, and the ski cross gold medal final in women’s freestyle skiing.

CNBC hosts coverage of Canada vs. Great Britain at 5p.m. ET, with the winner taking home the gold medal in men’s curling.

NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports Live Extra app allows cable, satellite and telco customers to live stream more than 1,000 exclusive hours of Sochi Olympics content, including all sports, all competition and all medal events. The NBC Olympics Highlights and Results app is the home of up-to-date TV and online streaming schedules, live results, athlete profiles and replays of the Games’ most memorable moments. In addition, through the “Primetime Companion” section, the app serves as the signature second-screen tool for NBC’s nightly primetime coverage.

For more information on live streaming, please go to: NBCOlympics.com/LiveExtra

For the full schedule of NBCUniversal’s Olympic coverage, please go to: NBCOlympics.com

Listings subject to change.  For NBC primetime, late night and daytime during the 2014 Olympic Winter Games, all times listed are ET/PT unless otherwise noted. For NBCSN, MSNBC, and CNBC all times listed are ET.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21 (DAY 14)

NBC

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Women’s Freestyle Skiing – Ski Cross Gold Medal Final
Women’s Biathlon – 4x6km Relay Gold Medal Final

8 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Women’s Alpine Skiing – Slalom Gold Medal Final
Men’s Short Track –

  • 500m Gold Medal Final
  • 5000m Relay Gold Medal Final

Women’s Short Track – 1000m Gold Medal Final
Men’s Speed Skating – Team Pursuit Semifinals

12:30 a.m. – 1:30 a.m.
Women’s Speed Skating – Team Pursuit Quarterfinals

1:30 a.m. – 4:30 a.m.
Primetime Encore

NBCSN

3 a.m. – 7 a.m.
Men’s Curling – Bronze Medal Game, China vs. Sweden (LIVE)
Women’s Freestyle Skiing – Ski Cross Competition (LIVE)

7 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Men’s Hockey – Semifinal, Sweden vs. Finland (LIVE)

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
Women’s Biathlon – 4x6km Relay Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Women’s Freestyle Skiing – Ski Cross Gold Medal Final

11:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Men’s Hockey – Semifinal, USA vs. Canada (LIVE)
Women’s Speed Skating – Team Pursuit Quarterfinals

3 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Men’s Hockey Encore – Semifinal, Sweden vs. Finland

5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Game of the Day: Men’s Hockey – Semifinal, USA vs. Canada

CNBC

5 p.m. – 8 p.m.
Men’s Curling – Gold Medal Final, Canada vs. Great Britain

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Primetime):

  • Women’s Alpine Skiing – Women’s Slalom Gold Medal Final: 18-year-old phenom Mikaela Shiffrin, the reigning world and World Cup champion in slalom, takes to the Sochi course for her signature event. She’s bidding to win the first slalom gold for the Americans since 1972.
  • Men’s Short Track – 500m and 5000m Relay Gold Medal Finals: Two-time Olympic medalist J.R. Celski, who spent the year after Vancouver Games producing a documentary on Macklemore and the Seattle hip hop scene, could have a chance to skate for two medals on this night. He is the world record holder in the 500m and will anchor the U.S. relay, which is ranked No. 1 in the world.
  • Women’s Short Track – 1000m Gold Medal Final: Scot Elise Christie will attempt to win the first short track medal ever by a British woman. She should face a major challenge from 17-year-old South Korean prodigy Shim Suk-Hee.
  • Men’s Speed Skating – Team Pursuit: The fastest men on skates come together for speed skating’s team pursuits. Three skaters per team race in tandem in head-to-head raceoff rounds as they try to advance to the Gold Medal Final, which will ultimately determine which elite speed skating nation is the best the world.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Daytime):

  • Women’s Freestyle Skiing – Ski Cross Gold Medal Final: Switzerland’s Fanny Smith is coming off the best season of her young career, winning the 2013 World Championship and World Cup titles. At 21 years old, Smith is likely the favorite, but 37-year-old Ophelie David, the three-time world medalist, may have the necessary experience to navigate this wild, unpredictable event.

NBC HIGHLIGHTS (Late Night):

  • Women’s Speed Skating – Team Pursuit: The fastest women on skates come together for speed skating’s team pursuits. Three skaters per team race in tandem in head-to-head raceoff rounds as they try to advance to the Gold Medal Final, which will ultimately determine which elite speed skating nation is the best the world.

NBCSN HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Men’s Hockey – Semifinals USA vs. Canada (LIVE): Four years ago, Canada and Team USA met in a memorable gold medal final in Vancouver. Thanks to Sidney Crosby’s overtime winner, the Canadians thrilled the home crowd by taking gold. The two nations meet again in Sochi, but this time in the semifinals to decide which squad will have a chance at gold.
  • Men’s Hockey – Semifinals Sweden vs. Finland (LIVE): Rivals and neighbors, Sweden and Finland will decide who meets the winner of Canada-Team USA in the men’s gold medal final. Led by New York Rangers goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, Sweden enters the semifinals after dismantling Slovenia 5-0. Meanwhile, Finland had an impressive win over the hosts in the quarterfinals, defeating Russia 3-1.
  • Men’s Curling – Bronze Medal Game Sweden vs. China (LIVE): After finishing the round robin at the top of the standings, reigning world champion Sweden square off against upstart China.
  • Women’s Freestyle Skiing – Ski Cross Gold Medal Final: Switzerland’s Fanny Smith is coming off the best season of her young career, winning the 2013 World Championship and World Cup titles. At 21 years old, Smith is likely the favorite, but 37-year-old Ophelie David, the three-time world medalist, may have the necessary experience to navigate this wild, unpredictable event.

CNBC HIGHLIGHTS:

  • Men’s Curling – Gold Medal Final Great Britain vs. Canada: Two countries with proud curling traditions, Canada and Great Britain, face off in the men’s final. Canada has won the past two Olympic gold medals, while Great Britain will be looking for its first men’s curling medal since the 1924 Winter Games.

The CBC’s programming highlights are next.

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