Canada on Day 5: What to watch

A viewing guide to what's on tap for Canada on Day 5 of the Games.

Afternoon: The early part of the day includes the less hyped of two Canada-Norway matches, Kevin Martin against darkhorse medal candidate Thomas Ulsrud in the opening draw of men's curling. (12 p.m., CTV/APTN, all times ET).

An hour later, there are preliminaries, with the downhill portion of the men's super combined (1 p.m., Rogers Sportsnet) and women's snowboardcross qualifying (1 p.m., TSN). In the latter, Canada's Dominique Maltais and Maelle Ricker go up against Lindsay Jacobellis, whom you might remember from such wipeouts as the one she had which cost her a gold meal four years ago in Turin.

Each event goes over to CTV for the medal-winning portion; snowboardcross final at 3:15 and the men's super combined slalom at 4:30.

Of course, there is that hockey tournament, with the U.S.-Switzerland game (3 p.m., RDS,

Evening: Figure skater Patrick Chan skates in the men's short program (7:15, Sportsnet) which runs opposite the Norway-Canada men's hockey game (8, CTV/RDS,, which figures to be a relaxing way to ease into the Hockey Tournament To End All Hockey Tournaments. Roberto Luongo is starting for Canada, but you knew that already.

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