US Women's Hockey Team Wins Gold With Thrilling Shootout Win Over Canada

USA vs Canada Women's Hockey Gold Medal Game 2018 Winter Olympics

USA wins gold medal in shootout on move called 'Oops I Did it Again'

"This was the next step for us, but the final step will come in a couple days", Shuster said.

In the aftermath of the Detroit Red Wings trading goaltender Petr Mrazek to the Philadlephia Flyers in exchange for conditional draft picks, fans are learning that one of their two goaltenders was definitely going to be wearing a new uniform. It's the game you've been dreaming of. "It's a tough way to lose but keep your chins up and you guys played great".

Marvin and Amanda Kessel also scored in the shootout, another nail-biter ending four years after Canada won its fourth-straight gold medal in Sochi after rallying to stun the Americans in overtime. Canada will be looking to win their fifth successive Olympic gold, including a hat-trick of victories over the United States of America, after beating their neighbours in the finals at Vancouver 2010 and Sochi 2014.

Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson practiced a routine for four years and executed it perfectly to score the match-winning penalty. However when you're aiming for gold it can feel like failure and that's clearly how Canadian ice hockey player Jocelyne Larocque felt today.

Knight, Lamoureux-Davidson and Gigi Martin also scored for the United States women, who dominated Finland from the start. "Our coaching staff has prepared us and we just have to go out and play.

It's spectacular to see our team come out and perform that well because there was a lot of pressure", said United States coach Robb Stauber.

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With a gold medal on the line. Our team is the closest it has ever been and we are like a family. We'll evaluate what we see in film to see what we can get better at. The Americans had ended their rival's Olympic dominance and ended a 20-year gold drought, to boot. "That's the most important thing".

In 2014, the loss was much more devastating for the U.S. The Americans led that game by two goals with less than four minutes remaining, but gave up back-to-back goals, then lost it in overtime.

As Savolainen was clearing her zone, Duggan rammed into her and sent her sprawling. Yet they have just nine goals to show for all that work. "I have a hit and stay in the center of the ice to play for Olympic gold", he said.

But it wouldn't take long for Canada to answer.

"They wanted to prove to everybody that they could do it as well and really just bring it back for America", she said. "I don't think this will be the end". "There wasn't a call on the ice". It will mark the fifth time these two teams will meet for gold in six Olympic women's hockey tournaments, with Canada having won the past three finals (2002, 2010, 2014) after the US won the inaugural tournament in 1998. "We've got to find a way to get those in the net", Lamoureux-Davidson said. On her goal, Cameranesi and Kelly Pannek picked up the assists. We had a couple literally inches away from just putting some in, so we've got to find a way to just get those in the net.

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