IHLC Results – Canada 4-2 United States – 06 Nov 2013

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🇨🇦 Canada 4-2 United States 🇺🇸
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid 🇺🇸
Wednesday, 06 November 2013

Natalie Spooner broke a tie on a 5-on-3 power play with 3:30 left and Canada beat the United States 4-2 on Wednesday night in the Four Nations Cup women’s hockey tournament.

Megan Bozek and Josephine Pucci gave Canada the two-player advantage with delay of game penalties 1:18 apart.

Brianne Jenner added an empty-net goal with 12 seconds to go, Haley Irwin and Mélodie Daoust also scored and Geneviève Lacasse stopped 21 shots for Canada.

Lyndsey Fry tied it at two for the U.S. midway through the third period. Kelli Stack also scored and Jessie Vetter made 25 saves.

On Friday, Canada will face Sweden, and the U.S. will play Finland. The pre-Olympic event opened Tuesday, with Canada beating Finland 3-1, and the U.S. routing Sweden 10-0.

Earlier Wednesday, Meeri Räisänen made 25 saves, and Tea Villilä and Mintuu Tuominen scored in Finland’s 2-0 victory over Sweden.


BOXSCORE
1st Period
05:42 – 🇨🇦 GOAL – Irwin (Jenner, Johnston)

06:23 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Bram, hooking
07:39 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Watchorn, roughing
08:27 – 🇺🇸 PP GOAL – Stack (Decker)

2nd Period
24:17 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Larocque, interference
25:38 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Marvin, elbowing
27:31 – 🇨🇦 PP GOAL – Daoust (Agosta, Watchorn)
32:24 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Marvin, interference

3rd Period
49:14 – 🇺🇸 GOAL – Fry (J. Lamoureux, Pankowski)

54:40 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Bozek, delay of game
55:58 – 🇺🇸 PEN – Pucci, delay of game
56:30 – 🇨🇦 PP2 GOAL – Spooner (Bram)
56:50 – 🇨🇦 PEN – Watchorn, elbowing
59:48 – 🇨🇦 EN GOAL – Jenner

GOALTENDERS
W: 🇨🇦 Lacasse (21-23)
L: 🇺🇸 Vetter (24-27)

SHOTS ON GOAL
🇨🇦 8+13+7 = 28
🇺🇸 9+7+7 = 23

ROSTERS
🇨🇦 Goaltenders: Charline Labonté, Geneviève Lacasse, Shannon Szabados. Defence: Courtney Birchard, Tessa Bonhomme, Brigette Lacquette, Jocelyne Larocque, Catherine Ward (A), Tara Watchorn. Forwards: Meghan Agosta, Gillian Apps, Vicki Bendus, Bailey Bram, Mélodie Daoust, Jayna Hefford (C), Haley Irwin (A), Brianne Jenner, Rebecca Johnston, Jenelle Kohanchuk, Natalie Spooner, Jennifer Wakefield.
🇺🇸 Goaltenders: Brianne McLaughlin, Molly Schaus, Jessie Vetter. Defence: Kacey Bellamy, Megan Bozek, Lisa Chesson, Jincy Dunne, Gigi Marvin, Michelle Picard, Josephine Pucci, Anne Schleper, Lee Stecklein. Forwards: Kate Buesser, Alex Carpenter, Julie Chu, Kendall Coyne, Brianna Decker, Meghan Duggan (C), Lyndsay Fry, Amanda Kessel, Hilary Knight, Jocelyne Lamoureux, Monique Lamoureux, Annie Pankowski, Kelli Stack.

🇨🇦 CANADA (C) vs. UNITED STATES 🇺🇸
current champion
(since 12 Oct 2013)
Last Title 12 Oct 2013
195 All-Time Wins
91
69 wins Head-To-Head
(+ 1 tie)
44 wins
First IHLC Meeting (CAN vs. USA)
🇨🇦 CAN 2-1 USA 🇺🇸 – 21 Apr 1987 – WWT – North York 🇨🇦
Previous IHLC Meeting (CAN vs. USA)
🇨🇦 CAN 6-3 USA 🇺🇸 – 17 Oct 2013 – EX – Boisbriand 🇨🇦
Last IHLC Game
🇨🇦 CAN 3-1 FIN 🇫🇮 – 05 Nov 2013 – FNC – Lake Placid 🇺🇸
Next IHLC Game
🇨🇦 CAN 4-3 SWE 🇸🇪 – 08 Nov 2013 – FNC – Lake Placid 🇺🇸

Article Credit: Toronto Star
Photo Credit: Toronto Star – IIHFHHOFIOC

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