March 22, 2018

United States women going for gold

23 February 2018, 06:14 | Christie Tate

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The two have already met once in PyeongChang. Captain Meghan Duggan found Marvin alone in the slot, and she beat the Finnish goalie stick-side for the easy goal just 2:25 into the game.

Trailing 2-1 in the third period, Monique Lamoureux-Morando converted a breakaway to knot the score 2-2 to force the 20-minute overtime period that preceded the prolonged shootout.

Jocelyn Lamoureux-Davidson blasted a slap shot past Raty with two seconds remaining on a two-player advantage and Hilary Knight made it 4-0, redirecting a shot from the point by Sidney Morin.

Canada's gold-medal streak in Olympic women's hockey ended Thursday with a 3-2 shootout loss to the United States at the Pyeongchang Winter Games. Otherwise, they each reaffirmed that global women's hockey still goes through them.

The Americans were a bit unschooled early on in the semifinal.

"I think we played well the last couple of games", she said.

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The puck drop for this seventh-place match is 12:10 Kwandong Hockey Centre in Gangneung, host of all ice events during the Olympics.

If Canada wins it will be the fifth consecutive gold medal in women's hockey.

It didn't take long for those practices to pay off as Gigi Marvin scored on her first shift of the game, converting a feed from captain Meghan Duggan for an early USA lead.

Poulin, scorer of both goals in Canada's 2-0 win over the the 2010 Vancouver final, netted another gold medal victor on a powerplay in extra time.

Lacasse played the hero in Canada's nail-biting win, making 44 saves against the United States' feisty forwards, but all it takes is a few more of those chances going the Americans' way to flip the outcome.

We broke down the five reasons the USA came up short here. After the game, the South Korean team took large flags onto the ice and skated laps around the rink in an emotional tribute to the screaming fans who were giving their winless team a standing ovation.

"We had a lot of point-blank scoring opportunities. But I'm good", Savolainen said. David Wise defends his gold medal, along with his teammates Alex Ferreira, Torin Yater-Wallace and Aaron Blunck. "It seems like a decent plan; now we have to execute it". But they have been unable to earn better than silver in the 20 years since Nagano.

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