Monday, February 20, 2006

Women's Olympic Hockey Finals

The finals were played today in the women's hockey tournament at the Olympics. For semi-final results look here. For round robin results look here.

The medal round results are:

Gold-Silver Game - Canada 4 Sweden 1 Canada jumped out to a quick lead on a goal by Gillian Apps. They were up 2-0 at the end of the first when Caroline Ouellette also scored. In the second period, Cherie Piper and Jayna Hefford added goals. Sweden got on the board in the third period with a Gunilla Andersson goal. Both Hayley Wickenheiser and Jennifer Botterill had strong games with two assists a piece. Canada wins gold with a dominant tournament outscoring opposition 46-2. Sweden wins silver, which is their best showing ever in woman's hockey.

Bronze-4th Game - USA 4 Finland 0 USA jumped out to a quick lead on a goal by Kelly Stephens. Katie King added a hat trick as USA played a dominant game. Chanda Gunn got the shutout in goal for USA. USA wins bronze.

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