Wednesday featured a full slate of primetime Winter Olympics events.
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Among them: the finals in women's ice hockey, the men's slalom, halfpipe and women's bobsled.
2:45 a.m.: Michelle Gisin of Switzerland has won the women's Alpine combined with an aggressive slalom run to edge American Mikaela Shiffrin.
Lindsey Vonn, the leader after the downhill portion, made a mistake early in the slalom Thursday and didn't finish in what's likely her final Winter Games.
Gisin was nearly flawless in finishing in a combined time of 2 minutes, 20.90 seconds to hold off silver medalist Shiffrin by 0.97 seconds. Wendy Holdener of Switzerland earned the bronze.
Shiffrin adds the silver medal to the gold she won earlier in the games in the giant slalom.
It was very likely the first and only Olympic race between U.S. teammates Vonn and Shiffrin.
2:15 a.m.: Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored in the first extra round of the first shootout tiebreaker in Olympic women's hockey history to give the United States the gold medal with a 3-2 victory over Canada.
Maddie Rooney stopped Meghan Agosta on her second try of Thursday's shootout to clinch it. Rooney stopped 29 shots in regulation and the 20-minute overtime. Shannon Szabados made 39 saves for Canada, which had won four straight Olympic gold medals.
Marie-Philip Poulin and Haley Irwin scored in regulation for Canada.
The Americans won the inaugural women's gold medal in 1998, but had not beaten Canada in the Olympics since.
Hilary Knight and Monique Lamoureux-Morando, Jocelyne's twin sister, scored the American goals in regulation.
It was 2-2 after three periods and 2-2 through five shooters in the tie-breaker.
It was the second straight overtime in the gold medal game for these two teams, but the first shootout in Olympic women's hockey history. The men have done it, most recently when Sweden beat Canada in 1994.
1:35 a.m. Andre Myhrer of Sweden has won the Olympic men's slalom, taking advantage of big favorites Marcel Hirscher and Henrik Kristoffersen failing to finish the race.
Myhrer watched as first-run leader Kristoffersen skied out early in the second run Thursday. Hirscher went out midway through the first run seeking a third gold medal at these Olympics.
The 35-year-old Myhrer finished 0.34 seconds ahead of Switzerland's Ramon Zenhaeusern, who took an unexpected silver medal. Bronze medalist Michael Matt of Austria was 0.67 behind Myhrer's two-run time of 1 minute, 38.99 seconds. Matt's brother, Mario, won gold four years ago.
Myhrer added gold to his bronze medal in the 2010 Vancouver Olympic slalom. He is the second 35-year-old man to take Alpine gold here after Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway won the downhill.
1:30 a.m.: The women's gold medal hockey game between the United States and Canada is heading into overtime.
The score was tied 2-all at the end of regulation. Twenty minutes of overtime will be added to the game. If it's still tied after that, there will be a shootout.
Canada was up 2-1 until Monique Lamoreux-Morando tied it for the Americans with just over six minutes left Thursday.
Canada is going for its fifth straight Olympic gold medal in women's hockey. The Americans are trying to win their first since 1998.
12:40 a.m.: Canada took a 2-1 lead in the women's ice hockey finals early Thursday after scoring two goals in the second period.
The Americans had taken a 1-0 lead after the first period. Hilary Knight redirected a shot from Sidney Morin with 25.4 seconds left in the period as the Americans finally converted their third power-play opportunity.
Until then, the Canadians used their size to control the pace of play to keep U.S. goalie Maddie Rooney very busy. Even when the Americans had the advantage, Canada made it tough for them to even get past the blue line into the offensive zone let alone put shots on goalie Shannon Szabados.
Knight tipped the puck between Szabados' pads for the goal, giving the American women's hockey team a reason to celebrate as they look to end a 20-year gold medal drought in the Olympics.
11:09 p.m: It was double medal for the U.S. in the men's freestyle halfpipe: David Wise won gold and Alex Ferreira took silver. Wise won gold in 2014.
10:10 p.m.: Team USA's Lindsey Vonn is at the top of the leaderboard in the alpine skiing women's super combined with a time of 1:39.37, followed by Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel (+0.74).
10 p.m.: Another record was broken Wednesday night when the U.S. earned a bronze medal in the women's speed skating.
Mia Manganello crossed the finish line, glanced at the videoboard and let out a yell.
She then grabbed hands with American teammates Heather Bergsma and Brittany Bowe, and the trio thrust their arms in the air.
The Americans had reason to celebrate Wednesday. They finally won a long-track speedskating medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics, ending a U.S. drought for the women dating to the 2002 Salt Lake City Games.
"It was just an uproar of emotions of screamin' and cheerin'," a smiling Manganello said.
The trio earned bronze in the women's team pursuit, beating Canada by 0.45 seconds with a time of 2 minutes, 59.27 seconds. They surged to the lead before slowing near the end as the fast early pace took its toll.
"I could barely see straight as we crossed the line so it took a second to register," Bergsma said. "It was like all the weight lifted off my shoulders."
Bergsma and Bowe hadn't skated team pursuit together since the Sochi Games four years ago. During the season, the two biggest stars on the U.S. women's team focus on their individual events.
That left Manganello, Carlijn Schoutens and Petra Acker (who didn't make the Olympic team) skating together to qualify the U.S. for a spot at the Pyeongchang Games.
The Americans went up against the powerful Netherlands in the semifinals and got trounced by 6.87 seconds. The U.S. rested Bowe, gambling they would secure a spot in the bronze-medal final.
Their strategy against Canada was to use Bergsma's and Bowe's speed to grab the early lead and "try to hang on for dear life," Bowe said.
Skating in front for nearly three laps at the end, a tiring Manganello yelled for help.
"Heather and I were pushing as hard as we could," Bowe said.
It got dicey in the last turn.
Manganello and Bowe grew wobbly and both slipped.
"I don't think any of us could feel our legs," Bowe said. "Just grateful we all stayed on our feet to get to that finish line."
Bowe and Bergsma, so dominant on the World Cup circuit and at world championships, had yet to win an Olympic medal. Bowe is at her second games; Bergsma her third.
Both had come up short in their individual races at the Gangneung Oval.
Bowe just missed the podium in the 1,000 meters, finishing fourth. Bergsma was eighth. In the 1,500, Bowe was fifth and Bergsma eighth. In the 500, Bowe finished fifth and Bergsma 11th.
"We're extremely grateful," Bergsma said. "It's been a long time coming for U.S. Speedskating."
A year ago, Bowe wasn't sure she would make the Olympics. She was experiencing post-concussion syndrome after colliding with a teammate at practice. The recovery cost her precious training time and left her in a "really dark place."
"It's kind of a perfect ending for the Olympics for myself personally," she said, "taking a team to get me to the podium."
9:35 p.m.: Henrik Kristoffersen has taken advantage of rival Marcel Hirscher skiing out to lead the first run of the Olympic men's slalom.
Kristoffersen, starting immediately before Hirscher, set a fast target of 47.72 seconds. The Norwegian is 0.21 ahead of Andre Myhrer of Sweden.
Kristoffersen and Myhrer won the bronze medals in slalom at the past two Winter Games.
Third-placed Victor Muffat-Jeandet of France has 0.62 to make up on Kristoffersen in the second run in the afternoon. Muffat-Jeandet got bronze in the Alpine combined won by Hirscher.
Hirscher was the favorite to become the first male Alpine skier in 50 years to win three golds at the same Olympics. He won the giant slalom when Kristoffersen took silver.
Most of the lower-ranked racers in a 108-man lineup had yet to start. It included two North Koreans and only three racers from the American team, which did not take its full quota of four places.
9:15 p.m.: Elana Meyers Taylor and Lauren Gibbs earned a silver medal for the women's bobsled. They were behind 0.07 seconds of four runs to Germany's Mariama Jamanka who scored 3:22.45.
She felt like she gave away gold four years ago, losing the lead in the fourth and final heat. This time, she said, she gave her all, and that was enough.
"I am going to enjoy this. We're going to go on vacation and we're going to enjoy this," Meyers Taylor said as husband Nic Taylor -- accidentally, he said -- sprayed her with a bottle of shaken-up sparkling water. "Part of it is just about the journey, and this has been one heck of a journey. I thought it would be easier after Sochi. I thought it would be a breeze after that. And things have only gotten more difficult. The things I've had to overcome have been crazy."
She's not talking about things like a strained Achilles that affected her pushing abilities in Pyeongchang, or drama while trying to find the right brakeman for these games, or this World Cup season when she won only once. All that is significant but doesn't seem that way compared with matters like a concussion that nearly ended her career in 2015 or how difficult it was for her to deal with the death of longtime teammate Steven Holcomb.
The concussion issue left her feeling fragile.
Holcomb's death in May left her feeling broken.
"At that point, I didn't want to think about bobsled," Meyers Taylor said. "I didn't want to be in a sled. And I love driving a bobsled more than anything in the world -- except Nic of course. But to be at such a low point earlier this year and not be sure that I wanted to slide anymore and not have any joy in it ... to come back and win a silver medal, I am through the roof."
8:58 p.m.: Team USA's Jamie Anderson wins silver in women's snowboard big air with a final score of 177.25, behind Austria's Anna Gasser (185 points).
Diggins dug deep, remembering all the years of training she had put in, and of all her teammates waiting for her at the finish line to bring home the United States' first medal ever in women's cross-country skiing - and then she let loose.
Diggins reached the peak of the hill in third place but sped past Norway's Maiken Caspersen Falla on the last big, winding downhill. She rounded the final corner and took dead aim at Sweden's Stina Nilsson on the final 100-meter homestretch.
The crowd in the grandstand was on its feet sensing history, and at that moment Diggins said she felt "unstoppable."
"Around that final corner I felt like I was uncoiling a spring and letting it go," Diggins said. "Giving it everything I had, digging as deep as I could and putting it all out there. When your team is counting on you, you don't give up ever."
Diggins certainly didn't give up.She blew by Nilsson in a blur to capture gold in the team sprint, bringing the United States its first gold medal in cross-country skiing.As she crossed the line, she collapsed in exhaustion as teammate Kikkan Randall tackled her in the snow. Randall lay on top of a crying Diggins shaking her ski jacket in pure excitement and utter joy.
8:30 p.m.: A look at the medal tally Wednesday night, courtesy of CBS Sports.
Norway leads with a total of 33 medals (13 of them gold). USA has a total of 16 medals (six of them gold).
8:15 p.m.: Hirscher took a spill in his first run in the men's slalom, wiping out any chance for a medal in this year's Winter Olympics.
8:01 p.m.: The first run for the men's slalom begins.
Norway's Henrik Kristoffersen leads so far with a time of 47.72.
The gold medal final run will happen later in the night.
Austrian champ Marcel Hirscher, the giant slalom gold medalist, was a silver winner in this event back in Sochi.
7:57 p.m.: Here's a look at what's on tap Wednesday night in primetime (courtesy of our friends at CBS Sports)
8-11 p.m. -- Men's Alpine Skiing (slalom, first run), NBC (LIVE)
8-11 p.m. -- Men's Freestyle Skiing (halfpipe gold medal final), NBC (LIVE)
8-11 p.m. -- Women's Bobsled (gold medal final runs), NBC
8-11 p.m. -- Women's Cross Country (team sprint gold medal final), NBC
10:45 p.m.-2 a.m. -- Women's Ice Hockey (gold medal game), NBCSN (LIVE)
11:35 p.m.-12:30 a.m. -- Men's Alpine Skiing (slalom gold medal final run), NBC (LIVE)
Here's a recap from Tuesday night's events:
Editor's note: The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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