IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-2 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ – 06 Nov 2013

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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-2 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Four Nations Cupย Preliminary Round
1980 Herb Brooks Arena, Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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 womenโ€™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 Mรฉlodie Daoust also scored and Geneviรจve 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 Rรคisรคnen made 25 saves, and Tea Villilรค and Mintuu Tuominen scored in Finlandโ€™s 2-0 victory over Sweden.


BOXSCORE
1st Period
05:42 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย GOAL – Irwin (Jenner, Johnston)

06:23 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Bram, hooking
07:39 –ย ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Watchorn, roughing
08:27 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PP GOAL – Stack (Decker)

2nd Period
24:17 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Larocque, interference
25:38 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PEN – Marvin, elbowing
27:31 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PP GOAL – Daoust (Agosta, Watchorn)
32:24 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PEN – Marvin, interference

3rd Period
49:14 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย GOAL – Fry (J. Lamoureux, Pankowski)

54:40 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PEN – Bozek, delay of game
55:58 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PEN – Pucci, delay of game
56:30 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PP2 GOAL – Spooner (Bram)
56:50 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Watchorn, elbowing
59:48 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย EN GOAL – Jenner

GOALTENDERS
W: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย Lacasse (21-23)
L: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย Vetter (24-27)

SHOTS ON GOAL
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ 8+13+7 = 28
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ 9+7+7 = 23

ROSTERS
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Goaltenders: Charlineย Labontรฉ, Geneviรจveย Lacasse, Shannon Szabados.ย Defence: Courtney Birchard, Tessa Bonhomme, Brigette Lacquette, Jocelyne Larocque, Catherine Ward (A), Tara Watchorn.ย Forwards: Meghanย Agosta, Gillian Apps, Vicki Bendus, Bailey Bram, Mรฉlodie Daoust, Jayna Hefford (C), Haley Irwin (A), Brianne Jenner, Rebecca Johnston, Jenelle Kohanchuk, Natalie Spooner, Jennifer Wakefield.
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Goaltenders: Brianne McLaughlin, Molly Schaus, Jessie Vetter.ย 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.

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ CANADA (C) vs. UNITED STATES ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
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)
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ CAN 2-1 USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ โ€“ 21 Apr 1987 โ€“ WWT โ€“ North York ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Previous IHLC Meeting (CAN vs. USA)
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 6-3 USA ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ โ€“ 17 Oct 2013 โ€“ EX โ€“ Boisbriand ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Last IHLC Game
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 3-1 FIN ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ โ€“ 05 Nov 2013 โ€“ FNC โ€“ Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Next IHLC Game
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 4-3 SWE ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช โ€“ 08 Nov 2013 โ€“ FNC โ€“ Lake Placid ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ

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

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