Curling fans were treated to two terrific semifinal matchups after a week of great round robin play. The host nation and top seed, Team Korea, faced off against fourth-place Japan. In what might have seemed like a possible gold medal game prior to the tournament, second seed Sweden played third-ranked
It's the playoffs! First round conference tournament matchups are happening three of the four conferences this weekend.
Come back each week for a breakdown of the most interesting upcoming games, how to watch or listen to them, and some thoughts on the movers and shakers from the previous week.
Even the most optimistic observer of the US Women's National Team in the gold medal game last night against Canada was probably realizing by the end of the second period that the Americans were not going to win this game 5-on-5...
...or even 5-on-4. Despite an early power play goal
In this episode, Zoë talks with Nicole and Kirsten about tomorrow's Olympic gold medal game, and the state of women's hockey in general. Themes include: existential fear, cultural crises, and also Things We Like About Hockey, too.