Olympics Women's Hockey: Medals, TV schedule, semifinals results, group standings

For schedule, results and group standings for the Olympic men's hockey tournament, click here.   

The women's ice hockey tournament at the 2018 Olympics in Pyeongchang is nearing its conclusion and one half of the gold medal game matchup is set. The United States locked up a spot in the championship game for the third straight Olympics, and they'll await the winner of Canada-Olympic Athletes from Russia.

Here's everything you need to know to follow all the action -- including the the format, tournament, group standings, and full schedule.

(Note: This post will update with results as the tournament progresses.)

Quarterfinals results

  • USA 5, Finland 0 (recap)
  • Canada-Olympic Athletes From Russia 

Format

Group A will feature the top four teams based on the 2016 IIHF World Ranking -- the United States, Canada, Finland and Olympic Athletes from Russia -- with each of them automatically earning a spot in the elimination round. Group B will feature the remaining four teams in the tournament, including a unified Korean team that has representatives from both North Korea and South Korea, with only the top two teams qualifying for the elimination. round. 

After each team competes in three preliminary round games (one against each other team in their group), the top two teams in the Group A table will receive a first-round bye in the medal round -- automatically advancing them to the semifinal round. In the quarterfinal round, the third-place team from Group A will play the second-place team in Group B, while the fourth-place team in Group A plays the top team in Group B. The quarterfinal winners will advance to face the top two teams in Group A, while the two quarterfinal losers will play the bottom two teams in Group B in a classification round that determines places five through eight in the tournament standings.

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TV and Stream

The Olympic Games will be broadcast on various NBC networks. NBC Sports Live Extra is where you'll be able to stream all the matches live. This post will be updated with specific listings as the tournament nears.

Tables and Results

Group A

GP

W

OTW

OTL

L

GD

PTS

Canada

3

3

0

0

0

+9

9

USA

3

2

0

0

1

+6

6

Finland

3

1

0

0

2

-1

3

Olympic Athletes from Russia

3

0

0

0

3

-14

0

Group B

GP

W

OTW

OTL

L

GD

PTS

Switzerland

3

3

0

0

0

+11

9

Sweden

3

2

0

0

1

+8

6

Japan

3

1

0

0

2

0

0

Korea

3

0

0

0

3

-19

0

Below you can find the full schedule of games for both the group and elimination/medal-round stages. 

(All times in EST, Team USA games in bold)

DayTime (ET)MatchupGroup
Saturday, Feb. 102:40 a.m.Sweden 2, Japan 1B

7:10 a.m.Switzerland 8, Korea 0B
Sunday, Feb. 112:40 a.m.USA 3, Finland 1A

7:10 a.m.Canada 5, Russia 0A
Monday, Feb. 122:40 a.m.Switzerland 3, Japan 1B

7:10 a.m.Sweden 8, Korea 0B
Tuesday, Feb. 132:40 a.m.Canada 4, Finland 1A

7:10 a.m.USA 5, Russia 0A

10:10 p.m.Switzerland 2, Sweden 1B
Wednesday, Feb. 14
2:40 a.m.Japan 4, Korea 1B

10:10 p.m.Canada 2, USA 1A
Thursday, Feb. 15
2:40 a.m.Finland 5, Russia 1A
Friday, Feb. 1610:10 p.m.Russia, 6, Switzerland 2Quarterfinal
Saturday, Feb. 172:40 a.m.Finland 7, Sweden 2Quarterfinal

10:10 p.m.Switzerland 2, Korea 0Consolation Playoff
Sunday, Feb. 182:40 a.m.Sweden 2, Japan 1 (OT)Consolation Playoff

11:10 p.m.USA 5, Finland 0Semifinal
Monday, Feb. 197:10 a.m.Canada-RussiaSemifinal

10:10 p.m.Sweden-KoreaSeventh-Place Game
Tuesday, Feb. 202:40 a.m.Switzerland-JapanFifth-Place Game
Wednesday, Feb. 212:40 a.m.Finland-TBDBronze Medal

11:10 p.m.USA-TBDGold Medal

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