Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Pyeongchang 2018/Ice Hockey’ Category

American twins key women’s hockey gold-medal win over Canada

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Long before they scored the game-tying goal and the shootout winner in the Americans' dramatic gold-medal hockey win over Canada, twin sisters Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando played out their golden moment in street hockey battles while growing up in Grand Forks, N.D.

American hockey women deserve to be Olympic champions

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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The Olympic gold-medal game between Canada and the United States was a thrilling 3-2 shootout affair won by the Americans on Thursday in Pyeongchang. But make no mistake, the best team won the game according to CBC Sports hockey writer Mike Brophy.

U.S. wins women’s hockey gold in shootout to end Canadian Olympic reign

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Canada's reign as four-time Olympic women's hockey champions ended in a 3-2 shootout loss to the United States at the Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Canada’s captain lucky not to get booted from gold-medal game

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018
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Canadian captain Marie-Philip Poulin wasn't penalized after hitting Brianna Decker of the U.S. in the head, during the third period.

Underdog German hockey team well-prepared for absence of NHL players

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Unheralded Germany takes on Team Canada Friday in men's semifinal action. And while the Germans were seeded 10th in Pyeongchang, they may be one of the teams able to handle the absence of NHL stars better than most.

Team Canada embraces its identity to advance to men’s hockey semis

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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If there was any doubt how much this Olympic opportunity means to this bunch of unheralded Canadian journeymen hockey players, all you had to do was watch the final 90 seconds of their determined quarter-final victory over Finland.

Canada edges Finland to reach men’s hockey semifinals

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Canada's men's hockey team is still in the hunt for an Olympic medal after defeating Finland 1-0 in Wednesday's quarter-final in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

‘It’s like our Stanley Cup’: Canada-U.S. battle for women’s hockey gold

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Canada's Brianne Jenner knows exactly what to expect when her squad and the United States meet Wednesday (CBC, CBCSports.ca, 11 p.m. ET) in a one-game showdown for the Olympic gold medal in women's hockey: "A battle for the ages, as usual."

Finland edges OAR for 3rd Olympic women’s hockey bronze

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Noora Raty stopped 20 shots to lead Finland to a 3-2 victory over the Russians for the women's hockey bronze medal on Wednesday, putting the Finns on the Olympic podium with the United States and Canada for the third time.

U.S. men eliminated in hockey quarter-finals

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018
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Pavel Francouz stopped all five shooters and Petr Kouka scored the shootout winner as the Czech Republic eliminated the United States men's hockey team with a 3-2 victory in the quarter-finals at the Pyeongchang Olympics on Wednesday.