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Sochi Day 6: What to Watch

By Emily Feldman
|  Thursday, Feb 13, 2014  |  Updated 8:50 AM PDT
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Sochi Day 6: What to Watch

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Jason Brown of the United States competes in the men's figure skating free skate during day one of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace onon February 9, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.

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Hockey fans can get a first look at Team USA, Canada and Russia who all play Thursday (though not each other), while fans of more elegant ice sports can check out the men's figure skating competition.

Snow sport enthusiasts can tune into slopestyle skiing — the final event of the Sochi Games to be held on the Rosa Khutor slopestyle course — as well as the women's cross-country 10k classic. 

Here are the viewing details on the events you shouldn't miss:

12 a.m. ET: If you're up late and missed Wednesday's action, turn on NBC for replays of the historic women's downhill race, Shani Davis' defeat in the 1000m speed skate, snowboarder Kaitlyn Farrington's stunning halfpipe victory and the medal round of the pairs figure skating competition.

2:30 a.m. ET: Americans Noelle Pikus-Pace and Katie Uhlaender make their face-first, 90 mph Sochi debut at first of four women's skeleton runs at the Games. (Watch them here.) The second and final heat of the day is underway at 3:40 a.m. ET.  

4:30 a.m. ET: This is your last chance to see Olympic action on the Rosa Khutor slopestyle course. Men's freestyle skiers compete for the medal podium at the final slopestyle event of the Games. To catch the full event, beginning to end, tune in to the qualifying round at 1:15 a.m. ET here.

5 a.m. ET: Favorites heading into the women's cross-country 10k classic are Norway's Marit Bjoergen and Sweden's Charlotte Kalla. Watch the race here. Plus the U.S.men's curling team tries to win their second game of the Olympics (after defeating Norway Wednesday) in their game Thursday against Great Britain.

Short track fans, meanwhile, can cheer on Emily Scott--the only American to advance women's 500m quarterfinals. Watch live as she competes for a spot in the final round (7 a.m. ET). 

7:30 a.m. ET: A day after the USA's controversial loss to Canada in women's ice hockey, the men's team makes its Sochi debut. The team takes on Slovakia, which placed fourth at the Vancouver Games. Goalie Jonathan Quick will start for the U.S. Watch the game on the NBC Sports Network.

9 a.m. ET: Men go for gold in mens' individual 20km biathlon, while Americans Heather Richardson and Brittany Bowe face home crowd favorite Olga Fatkulina on the ice for the women's 1000m speed skating race. Watch biathlon here and speed skating here.

10 a.m. ET: Americans Jeremy Abbott and Jason Brown compete in the short program of the two-part men's figure skating event. It's a fresh start for both, especially Abbott, who botched his routine during the team competition. Reigning Olympic champion Patrick Chan from Canada will attempt to defend his Olympic gold against Russian star Yevgeny Plushenko, who will have a home-crowd advantage. Watch the complete competition here.

Meanwhile, the U.S. women's curling team, which has yet to win a game, has another try against Japan. Watch it here.

1:15 p.m. ET: The luge team relay makes its Olympic debut with recently crowned bronze medal winner Erin Hamlin kicking things off. Hamlin will take the first run, Chris Mazdzer from the men's singles team will take the second, while Christian Niccum and Jayson Terdiman of the U.S. pairs team will take the third and final run down the ice track for the medal podium. The fastest team wins. Watch the event live here.

2 p.m. ET: For a first look at the U.S. hockey team's top competition, tune in to the men's Canada-Norway game here. Goalie Carey Price will make his Olympic debut for Canada, the defending Olympic champions. 

3 p.m. ET: NBC recaps the biathlon, 20km individual and luge team relay.

8 pm. ET/PT: NBC replays the freestyle men's slopestyle ski competition, speed skating 100m figure skating and skeleton.

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