USA Women's Hockey Wins Gold!

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Long after you may have been asleep, the USA Women's Olympic Hockey team took the Gold Medal with an overtime shootout 3-2 win over Canada. The game was absolutely amazing throughout. USA scored a goal in the 1st period, Canada answered with 2 of their own in the 2nd period and led 2-1 heading to the 3rd. USA tied it up in the 3rd and it remained tied throughout the 20 minute overtime period. USA took the win in the shootout, Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored the winning goal and gave USA the 3-2 Shootout win.

Scoring Summary

1st Period
0:36 Left: Hilary Knight Scores for USA (Assisted by Sidney Morin, Brianna Decker)

2nd Period
18:00 Left: Haley Irwin (Assisted by Blayre Turnbull)
13:05 Left: Marie Philip Poulin (Assisted by Meghan Agosta, Melodie Daoust)

3rd Period
6:31 Left: Monique Lamoreux-Morando (Assisted by Kelly Pannek)

Shootout Goals:
2nd: Gigi Marvin - USA
3rd: Meghan Agosta - Canada
6th: Melodie Daoust - Canada
7th: Amanda Kessel - USA
10th: Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson - USA

USA Goaltender: Maddie Rooney Faced 31 shots and had 29 Saves

Local ties in the USA-Canada Olympic Game:
- USA Assistant Coach, Paul Mara is out of Belmont, MA
- USA #6 Kali Flanagan (D) out of Burlington, MA
- USA #10 Meghan Duggan (F) out of Danvers, MA (Plays for Boston Pride in National Women's Hockey League)
- USA #22 Kacey Bellamy (D) out of Westfield, MA

Out of Boston College:
#3 Cayla Barnes - USA, #5 Megan Keller - USA, #6 Kali Flanagan - USA

USA Players for Boston Pride out of National Women's Hockey League:
#10 Meghan Duggan, #11 Haley Skarupa, #14 Brianna Decker, #19 Gigi Marvin, #21 Hilary Knight, #22 Kacey Bellamy, #37 Amanda Pelkey

Canada Local Ties:
Genevieve Lacasse - Attended Providence University
Laura Stacey - Attended Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH)
Jennifer Wakefield - Attended Boston University