OLYMPIC RECAP | Mikaela Shiffrin wins gold; pairs figure skating wraps up

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It was another big day at the Winter Olympics, capped off by American skier Mikaela Shiffrin winning gold in the women's giant slalom.

Gold medallist Mikaela Shiffrin of the United States celebrates during the Ladies' Giant Slalom on day six of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Yongpyong Alpine Centre on February 15, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea.

Pairs figure skating also wrapped up, with German Aljona Savchenko finally getting her gold medal after five Olympics.

We also saw the renewal of the greatest rivalry in women's hockey, with Canada beating the United States 2-1.

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What follows is a comprehensive live blog of the night's events. You can also join the conversation on Twitter using the hashtag #3Olympics.

12:45 a.m. - Shiffrin wins gold in giant slalom

Patience truly was a virtue for Mikaela Shiffrin, as the 22-year-old American withstood days of delays to take gold in women's skiing giant slalom. She edged out Norway's Ragnhild Mowinckel by less than four tenths of a second.

Shiffrin will compete in the slalom tomorrow, which is actually considered to be her strongest event.

12:28 a.m. - USA falls to Canada 2-1

Despite a barrage of shots as time wound down, the United States fell to Canada 2-1 in the final women's hockey group stage showdown.

Both teams have already clinched spots in the semifinals, but Canada will now have the top seed.

11:48 p.m. - USA scores, Canada still leads

Trailing Canada 2-0 at the start of the third and final period, Team USA scored quickly thanks to a quick goal by Kendall Coyne.

WATCH LIVE: Women's group A prelim: Team USA vs. Canada

11:33 p.m. - German pair wins gold with incredible free skate

After starting off pairs figure skating with a somewhat poor short program, Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot of Germany shot from fourth place to gold, thanks to an amazing free skate and mistakes by their Chinese and Russian counterparts.

At the end of an incredible Olympic career, Alijona Savchenko finally has her gold medal.

Germany's Aljona Savchenko and Germany's Bruno Massot react after competing in the pair skating free skating of the figure skating event during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on February 15, 2018. (Photo: JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

READ MORE: The winding path to Germany for Aliona Savchenko and Bruno Massot

11:17 p.m. - Canada strikes first in women's hockey

Team Canada has taken a 1-0 second period lead over Team USA in their women's hockey grouo stage matchup, with Meghan Agosta finding the net.

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WATCH LIVE: Women's group A prelim: Team USA vs. Canada

11:07 p.m. - New record in pairs free skate

The German duo of Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot just made history with a score of 159.31, the highest ever recorded for a pairs free skate.

The two are now in first place with a score of 235.90, with Savchenko (who has skated in every Olympics since 2002) looking for her first gold medal.

WATCH LIVE: Figure skating: Pairs' free skate

10:25 p.m. - Shaun White apology

Following his gold medal win in men's halfpipe snowboarding, Shaun White faced renewed questions regarding a sexual harassment lawsuit (later settled) against him. He at first referred to the questions as "gossip," before apologizing later.

USA's snowboard athlete Shaun White attends a press conference at the Media Press Center ahead of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games on February 8, 2018 in Pyeongchang.

8:57 p.m. - Knierims skate for last time

The married figure skating pair of Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim took the ice for the last time in these Olympics for the pairs free skate. While they did become the first Americans to land a quad twist in an Olympics, their overall performance was less-than-stellar, giving them a final score of 185.82.

Still, the Knierims will be remembered for how they helped the United States earn the bronze in the team event, as well as how they put their love on display for the world to see.

Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim of the United States kiss after their routine during the Pair Skating Short Program on day five of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

WATCH LIVE: Figure skating: Pairs' free skate

8:12 p.m. - Shiffrin in second following first run

American skier Mikaela Shiffrin has finally hit the slopes, and while her first run wasn't her best, it was still enough to put her in second place early on in the women's giant slalom. All competitors will have their two runs combined to produce their final scores.

WATCH LIVE: Women's giant slalom, run 1