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Spoiler Alert: Saturday's Olympic competition results

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KUSA- Here is a look at Saturday's Olympic competition results. Some of these events will air in Saturday's daytime or primetime programming.

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MEN'S HOCKEY

T.J. Oshie became the shootout hero of the U.S. men's hockey team in their game against Russia on Saturday. The game ended with four shootout goals from Oshie as the Americans beat the Russians 3-2. The U.S. chose Oshie to shoot six times in eight rounds.

U.S. goalie Jonathan Quick faced 31 shots in the game and turned back 29.

The U.S. has one more preliminary-round game scheduled for Sunday against Slovenia. 

ALPINE WOMEN'S SUPER-G

The U.S. ski team missed the podium Saturday in the alpine women's super-G. Austria's Anna Fenninger took gold with a time of 1 minute, 25.52 seconds. Maria Hoefl-Riesch of Germany took silver and Austria's Nicole Hosp won bronze. Hosp was just 0.11 seconds behind Hoefl-Riesch.

Julia Mancuso of California was considered a medal contender coming into this event. She finished eighth on Saturday as the top American in the race.

SHORT TRACK SPEED SKATING, WOMEN'S 1500m

For the first time in the Sochi Olympics, an American finished higher than seventh in a speed skating event. Emily Scott of Missouri finished fifth in the women's 1500-meter short track race even after she was involved in a three-skater crash. Scott, Li Jianrou of China and Kim Alang of South Korea all wiped out in a turn with seven laps to go. 

Zhou Yang of China won gold, successfully defending the title she won four years ago in Vancouver. Shim Suk-hee of South Korea grabbed silver and Arianna Fontana of Italy took bronze.

WOMEN'S CROSS-COUNTRY 4x5km RELAY

The Swedish team of Charlotte Kalla, Emma Wiken, Ida Ingemarsdotter, and Anna Haag earned gold in Saturday's 4x5km cross-country relay. Finland's team finished second and Germany finished third. The U.S. team of Kikkan Randall, Sadie Bjornsen, Liz Stephen and Jessie Diggins finished ninth. 

LONG TRACK SPEED SKATING, MEN'S 1500m FINALS

Zbigniew Brodka captured Poland's first gold medal in speed skating on Saturday. He won the closest 1500-meter final in Olympic history over Koen Verweij of the Netherlands. The two were initially shown on the scoreboard as tied for the top spot, but when the time was broken down to the thousands, Brodka had won.

His time was 1 minute, 45.006 seconds. Verweij won silver with a time of 1 minute, 45.009 seconds.

Canada's Denny Morrison won bronze. 

The U.S. men changed their speed skating suits but still did not perform well on Saturday. Brian Hansen was the top U.S. finisher in seventh. Davis was 11th. 

MEN'S SKELETON

Americans Matt Antoine and John Daly went head-to-head Saturday for the bronze medal in the final heat of men's skeleton. Antoine got a faster time and won that medal. Daly had a slow start in the final run.

Russia's Alexander Tretiakov won gold and Latvia's Martins Dukurs won silver. 

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