Team Canada 2022 Winter Olympics Gold Medal Champions
Canadian Women defeat Team USA 3-2
Marie-Philip Poulin, Sarah Nurse, Brianne Jenner, Natalie Spooner, Emily Clark, Mélodie Daoust, Sarah Fillier, Rebecca Johnston, Emma Maltais, Jamie Lee Rattray, Jillian Saulnier, Laura Stacey, Blayre Turnbull, Erin Ambrose, Ashton Bell, Renata Fast, Jocelyne Larocque, Ella Shelton, Claire Thompson, Micah Zandee-Hart, Kristen Campbell, Emerance Maschmeyer, Ann-Renée Desbiens.
Head Coach - Troy Ryan
Assistant Coaches - Doug Derraugh, Kori Cheverie, Alison Domenico.
Video Coach - James Emery
Managers - Tania Kenny, Dylan Rockwell.
Equipment Managers - Serge Leblanc, Alana Goulden.
Dr. Tina Atkinson
Another Golden Goal for Marie-Philip Poulin, now the captain of the Canadian Women's Ice Hockey Team.
USA's Hannah Brandt his the goal post at 4:56 of the 1st.
Sarah Nurse opened the scoring for Canada in the 1st period at 7:50, just 35 seconds after a goal by Natalie Spooner was called back because of a offside ruling. Poulin would score at the 15:02 mark, giving Canada a 2-0 lead.
1st period shots on goal - USA 11 to Canada 11.
Poulin the scores what would be her 3rd Olympic Golden Goal at 9:08 of the 2nd period, on a rebound shot from Brianne Jenner, Poulin banks her shot off USA goalie Alex Cavallini into the net.
Hilary Knight would score for USA at 16:39 of the 2nd for a shorthanded goal.
2nd period shots on goal - USA 13 to Canada 6
The 3rd period begins with Canada holding a 3-1 lead. Marie-Philip Poulin's two goals give her 17 in her Olympic career, including 7 of the last 10 for Canada in gold medal games.
USA's Alex Carpenter hits the crossbar post at 4:21.
Joel Johnson, USA coach pulls their goalie Cavalinni at 16:52 for a extra attacker.
Canada's Poulin takes a penalty at 18:35. USA now has 6 on 4, and Amanda Kessel scores a power-play goal at 19:48. score now 3-2 Canada, and they hold on to win the gold medal.
3rd period shots on goal - USA 16 to Canada 4.
Canada was strong from the opening puck drop, consistently beating the Americans to the puck and forcing turnovers to generate chances. The Canadians also won 65 per cent of the face-offs, including a game-leading 73.91 win percentage from Poulin.
The highest-scoring women's Olympic team of all Canadian editions out-scored the opposition 57-10 in Beijing for a tournament record.
Brianne Jenner, was named most valuable player of the tournament, scored a team-leading nine goals for a tournament-high.
Claire Thompson's three goals and 10 assists in her Olympic debut was a tournament-high in points by a defender.