Full schedule, how to watch

The 2022 Winter Olympics take place on Friday February 4, but competition begins as early as Wednesday February 2 with the first rounds of curling. The Beijing Winter Games will take place over 19 days and end on Sunday February 20 with the closing ceremony.

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Women’s hockey kicked off on Wednesday, February 2 (Thursday afternoon in Beijing) and concludes this Wednesday, February 16 as the United States and Canada face off in the gold medal game (11:05 p.m. ET on NBC and Peacock). The two teams met in the preliminary round, but it was Canada who emerged victorious with a 4-2 victory.

The United States is the defending Olympic gold medalist, while Canada is the defending world champion. The two nations have met in the gold medal game in five of the six Olympic tournaments where women’s hockey has been played. Canada has won four Olympic gold medals (2002, 2006, 2010, 2014), while the United States has won two (1998, 2018). The United States and Canada also dominated the World Championship scene, with Canada winning 11 titles and the United States nine. See the 2022 Winter Olympics Women’s Hockey TV Schedule below with additional information on how to watch/live stream each game.

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Hockey will be played at two venues in Beijing: the Wukesong Sports Center and the National Indoor Stadium. The Wukesong Sports Center currently serves as the home arena for KHL Red Star HC Kunlun in addition to the Beijing Arena basketball and soccer teams. The venue also hosted basketball during the 2008 Games. The National Indoor Stadium previously hosted rhythmic gymnastics, trampoline and handball at the 2008 Summer Olympics. The venue is nicknamed “The Fan” due to its design that resembles a traditional Chinese folding fan.

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The United States and Canada are set to meet in the gold medal game in Beijing. The United States is the defending Olympic gold medalist, while Canada is the defending world champion. The two nations have met in the gold medal game in five of the six Olympic tournaments where women’s hockey has been played. Canada has won four Olympic gold medals (2002, 2006, 2010, 2014), while the United States has won two (1998, 2018). The United States and Canada also dominated the World Championship scene, with Canada winning 11 titles and the United States nine.

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Which countries will participate in women’s hockey at the 2022 Winter Olympics?

  • United States (United States)
  • Canada (CAN)
  • Finland (FIN)
  • Russian Olympic Committee (ROC)
  • Switzerland (SUI)
  • Japan (JPN)
  • Czechia (CZE)
  • Sweden (SWE)
  • Denmark (DEN)
  • China (CHN)

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The 2022 USA Women’s Olympic Hockey Team features 13 returning players from the 2018 Olympic Championship squad, including a goaltender maddie rooney (Duluth, Minnesota) who proved to be the backbone of the United States in the final shootout victory over Canada in PyeongChang and Hilary Chevalier (Sun Valley, Idaho). Knight was the youngest member of the USA team when she made her Olympic debut in Vancouver in 2010. Three Olympic medals and eight world titles later, the all-time USA record holder (80) is expected to become the fourth American female hockey player to compete in four Winter Olympics, joining Jenny Potter, Angela Ruggiero, and Julie Chu.

The U.S. women’s hockey team will be led by head coach Joel Johnson (White Bear Lake, Minnesota) who is also the women’s head coach at the University of St. Thomas (Minnesota). Johnson took over the role after Bob Corkum resigned in April 2021.

Goalkeepers: Alex Cavallini, Nicole Hensley, Maddie Rooney

DefendersCayla Barnes, Megan Bozek, Jincy Dunne, Savannah Harmon, Caroline Harvey, Megan Keller, Lee Stecklein

Attackers: Hannah Brandt, Dani Cameranesi, Alex Carpenter, Jesse Compher, Kendall Coyne Schofield (captain), Brianna Decker, Amanda Kessel, Hilary Knight, Abbey Murphy, Kelly Pannek, Abby Roque, Hayley Scamurra, Grace Zumwinkle

NCAA schools represented on the 2022 U.S. Women’s Hockey Team:

  • University of Minnesota: 8
  • University of Wisconsin: 5
  • Boston College: 3
  • Northeastern University: 2
  • Boston University: 1
  • Clarkson University: 1
  • Lindenwood University: 1
  • Ohio State University: 1
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth: 1

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2022 Winter Olympics Women’s Hockey TV Schedule and Scores

Wednesday February 2

  • Preliminary round – Czechia 3, China 1
  • Preliminary round – Canada 12, Switzerland 1

Thursday February 3

  • Preliminary round – Japan 3, Sweden 1
  • Preliminary round – United States 5, Finland 2
  • Preliminary round – China 3, Denmark 1
  • Preliminary round – ROC 5, Switzerland 2

friday 4 february

  • Preliminary round – Canada 11, Finland 1

Saturday February 5

  • Preliminary round – Czechia 3, Sweden 1
  • Preliminary round – Japan 6, Denmark 2
  • Preliminary Round – US 5, Russian Olympic Committee 0

Sunday February 6

  • Preliminary round – China 2, Japan 1
  • Preliminary round – United States 8, Switzerland 0
  • Preliminary Round – Canada 6, Russian Olympic Committee 1

monday 7 february

  • Preliminary round – Denmark 3, Czechia 2
  • Preliminary round – Switzerland 3, Finland 2
  • Preliminary round – Sweden 2, China 1
  • Preliminary Round – Canada 4, USA 2

tuesday 8 february

  • Preliminary round – Japan 3, Czech Republic 2
  • Preliminary round – Finland 5, ROC 0

Preliminary round – Sweden 3, Denmark 1

Women’s ice hockey quarterfinal schedule

Thursday February 10

Friday February 11

  • QuarterfinalCanada 11, Sweden 0
  • QuarterfinalSwitzerland 4, ROC 2

Saturday February 12

  • Quarterfinal Finland 7, Japan 1

Women’s Ice Hockey Semi-Final Schedule

Sunday February 13

  • Semi-final – Canada 10, Switzerland 3

monday 14 february

  • Semi-final – USA 4, Finland 1

Women’s Ice Hockey Bronze Medal Game

Wednesday February 16

  • Finland 4, Switzerland 0 – Bronze Medal Game

Women’s Ice Hockey Gold Medal Game

Wednesday February 16

  • Canada 3, USA 2 – Gold Medal Game

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For the second consecutive Winter Games and third overall, NBC will air its Olympic prime-time broadcast live in all time zones.

What time does primetime coverage start each night on NBC?

  • Monday Friday: 8:00 p.m. ET
  • Sunday: 7:00 p.m. ET

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