Summary: In all likelihood, this is a two-man race between American star Ted Ligety and Marcel Hirscher of Austria. Ligety is the reigning world champion in the event. He and Hirscher have traded podiums during the World Cup season, with Ligety winning the most recent race in St. Moritz, Switzerland, by an impressive 1.51 seconds.
Where: Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center
Events/When: Women's Team Classic Sprint
Summary: While four-time Olympian Kikkan Randall is America's best cross-country skier, Minnesota's Jessie Diggins, 22, is an upcoming star. Randall and Diggins won the team sprint at last year's world championships, and they could do so again.
What: Figure Skating
Where: Iceberg Skating Palace
Events/When: Women's short program, 10 a.m. ET
Summary: U.S. Figure Skating sparked controversy at last month's national championships when it chose Ashley Wagner over third-place Mirai Nagasu. We'll see whether Wagner justifies that decision, and whether she or fellow Americans Gracie Gold and Polina Edmunds can crack the podium with favorites Kim Yu-Na and Mao Asada. Another contender: Russia's Julia Lipnitskaia.
What: Ice Hockey
Where: Shayba Arena, Bolshoy Ice Dome
Events/When: Men, Quarterfinals, TBD, 3 a.m. ET
Summary: This might be the hardest day in the men's hockey tournament, as four teams with legitimate medal hopes will be sent home empty-handed.
Where: Rosa Khutor Extreme Park
Events/When: Men's Parallel Giant Slalom Qualification, 12:15 a.m. ET; Women's Parallel Giant Slalom, Qualification, 1:15 a.m. ET; Men's Parallel Giant Slalom First Round, 4 a.m. ET; Men's Parallel Giant Slalom Quarterfinals, 4:25 a.m. ET; Men's Parallel Giant Slalom Semifinals, 4:35 a.m. ET; Men's Parallel Giant Slalom Finals, 4:45 a.m. ET; Women's Parallel Giant Slalom First Round, 4:55 a.m. ET; Women's Parallel Giant Slalom Quarterfinals, 5:20 a.m. ET; Women's Parallel Giant Slalom Semifinals, 5:35 a.m. ET; Women's Parallel Giant Slalom Finals, 5:45 a.m. ET
Summary: American rider Justin Reiter ditched his apartment, took time off from work and spent the past season living out of his van in Park City, Utah, while he worked toward securing a spot on the U.S. team. He made it. And with determination like that, anything is possible.
Where: Adler Arena Skating Center
Events/When: Women's 5000, 8:30 a.m. ET
Summary: The same women expected to vie for the 3,000 will go at it in this event, which Czech star Martina Sablikova won in 2010 to cap her distance double. Germany's Claudia Pechstein and Ireen Wust of the Netherlands round out the consensus podium picks.