PyeongChang 2018: Looking ahead at Canadian Paralympic Team action on Day 9

Canadian Paralympic Committee

March 17, 2018

Para ice hockey team to play for gold versus USA at 11 p.m. Saturday night ET


– Para ice hockey team to play for gold versus USA at 11 p.m. Saturday night ET
– Para alpine skiing finishes with women’s slalom
– Relays take over cross-country
– PyeongChang 2018 wraps up with Closing Ceremony at 8 p.m. local time/7 a.m. Sunday morning ET

PyeongChang, March 17, 2018 – The Canadian Paralympic Team will wrap up its most successful Winter Games ever at PyeongChang 2018 on Sunday, with more opportunities to increase its 24-medal count. 

•    Canada’s female Para alpine skiers will close out the hill at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre with the slalom races starting at 9:30 a.m. local time/8:30 p.m. Saturday ET. Three-time PyeongChang medallist Mollie Jepsen will be back in action alongside two-time bronze medal winner Alana Ramsay and teammates Erin Latimer, Frederique Turgeon, and Mel Pemble.
•    It is Canada versus USA in the Para ice hockey final at 12 p.m. local time/11 p.m. Saturday ET. The Canadians were dominant through the round-robin stage and semifinals and still have yet to give up a goal. It’ll be tougher battle against their rival Americans, who have similarly crushed their opponents so far. Canada is looking for its first Para ice hockey gold medal since Torino 2006. The team won bronze four years ago in Sochi. The game will be live-streamed at 11 p.m. ET Saturday night in Canada on Facebook and  
•    In cross-country skiing, competition will wrap up with the relay races – the 4×2.5KM mixed relay at 10 a.m. local time/9 p.m. Saturday ET followed by the 4×2.5KM open relay at 11 a.m. local  time/10 p.m. Saturday ET. The Para nordic team already has won 14 medals here in PyeongChang and will be looking to add some more hardware on the last day of competition.
•    The PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games will officially come to an end Sunday evening with the Closing Ceremony at 8 p.m. local time/7 a.m. ET. It will air live on CBC/Radio-Canada across Canada.


Television coverage:
2-4 p.m. in Canadians’ local time zone (PARA ICE HOCKEY GOLD MEDAL GAME REPEAT)
Radio-Canada: 6:45-9 a.m. ET (CLOSING CEREMONY LIVE)
3-5 p.m. ET
11:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. ET Monday
Sportsnet One: 1-7 a.m. ET
AMI: 6 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. ET

Live Streaming:
Events will be live streamed on the CBC and Radio-Canada websites,, Twitter and Facebook and will be available on demand following the conclusion of the live event.

People across Canada can also sign up to be their own broadcaster at, selecting the events they wish to share with their friends and followers on Facebook and Twitter. Once selected events start, live coverage will automatically appear in their feed as if they are broadcasting it.



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