Nightly News   |  February 20, 2014

Canada Makes Stunning Comeback in Women’s Hockey

Canada’s  momentum ended in a stunning 3-2 loss for Team USA. Thursday’s figure skating brought another dramatic finish.

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>> reporter: rivalries was all out there on the ice. fast, physical, team usa skating against canada with the revenge for the loss in vancouver on their minds, with five minutes to go, two up, it looked like they would get it. but canada brought a huge comeback, scoring with less than three and a half minutes to go. the heart-stopping u.s. shot through an open net just missed and 30 seconds later, canada scores. the game went into sudden death overtime.

>> the gold medal to canada !

>> reporter: canada 's momentum ended in a devastating 3-2 loss for the americans . looks of disbelief and disappointment as they were awarded silver.

>> they were so close, so close.

>> reporter: simultaneously on the figure skating ice, another intense finish, defending champion, yuna kim of south korea , in the short program, upset by adelina sotnikova, the russian. and gracie gold just missed a medal after a slip on the triple flip. and you kept smiling.

>> you know, it really was not just a fake smile or trained smile. i was really having fun.

>> reporter: but it is the first time no americans have medaled in men's or women's skating since 1936 . americans have dominated the new x games in sochi, and maddie bowman won gold in the first ever woman's halfpipe. and the women ended their day on the podium. two american teams on the podium tonight, how awesome.

>> it is so incredible, we wouldn't want it any other way.

>> reporter: for the first time taking two medals, silver and bronze in bobsled, thrilled, although a few still itch for gold.

>> i will try to talk everyone to come back.