Nobody actually expects you to understand curling, but a few brews might help watching it go a little more smoothly. This is definitely Canada's game, so there's a good chance you'll have a Canadian announcer. So take a drink every time he says "aboot."
For you night owls, women’s luge begins as 2009 world champ Erin Hamelin challenges perennial power Germany on NBC 7/39 at 12:30 a.m.
In women’s hockey, Team USA faces Russia starting at 2:30 p.m. on MSNBC.
Hockey fans will be excited to see NHL stars Martin Brodeur and Sidney Crosby lead Team Canada as they take on Norway (2 p.m. PT on CNBC) and Buffalo Sabres goalie Ryan Miller lead Team USA against Switzerland (noon PT on USA.)
Primetime coverage will be focused on men’s figure skating with World Champion Even Lysacek.
Finally, curling! The Americans take on Germany beginning at 9 a.m. on USA.
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Published at 7:09 AM PDT on Feb 16, 2010