IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States 5-0 Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช – 10 Nov 2017

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ United States
ย 5-0ย Sweden ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Four Nations Cup Preliminary Round
Florida Hospital Center Ice, Wesley Chapel ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Friday, 10 November 2017

Kendall Coyne scored twice as the U.S. Women’s National Team topped Sweden, 5-0, here today in Wesley Chapel, Florida, in game three of the 2017 Four Nations Cup.

“I am very happy with our movement tonight,” said Robb Stauber, U.S. Womenโ€™s National Team head coach. “It was probably the best movement we have had in the tournament. We are excited to get back on the ice Sunday and compete for the championship.”

Team USA got off to a strong start with a great chance from Hannah Brandt firing a shot from the point that rang the post just over three minutes into play. Kacey Bellamy then capitalized on the power play when she banged home a rebound off a Brianna Decker shot, putting Team USA on the board 4:23 into the first frame. With just under two minutes remaining in the period, U.S. goaltender Nicole Hensley made a save off a Swedish breakaway, maintaining the Team USA 1-0 lead entering intermission.

Just 1:35 into the second period, Cayla Barnes skated the puck down the right side and let loose a shot that was tipped in by Coyne. Just over five minutes into the frame, Coyne scored her second goal of the night, skating the puck through the slot and firing it past Swedish goaltender Sara Grahn. With 10:09 left in the second, Brandt sent a wrist shot home from the slot, giving the U.S. a four-goal lead entering the final period of play.

Gigi Marvin opened the scoring in the third frame, skating behind the net for a wraparound goal just over four minutes in, accounting for the 5-0 final. Hensley made 9 saves in the shutout victory.

Team USA (3-0-0-0) advances to the Four Nations Cup championship game against Canada, which will be held Sunday, 12 November at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida.

1st Period
03:54 – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชย PEN – Carlsson, high sticking
04:23 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PP GOAL – Bellamy (Knight)
07:02 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PEN – Coyne, slashing
08:49 – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชย PEN – Fรคllman, holding
11:32 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PEN – Pelkey, high sticking
14:26 – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชย PEN – Lundberg
17:52 – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชย PEN – Svedin, cross checking

2nd Period
21:35 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย GOAL – Coyne (Barnes)

24:56 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย GOAL – Coyne (Pannek, Brandt)
27:36 – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชย PEN – Winberg, body checking
29:51 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย GOAL – Brandt (Pfalzer, Keller)
32:58 – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชย PEN – Svedin, holding
35:56 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย PEN – Barnes, tripping

3rd Period
41:27 – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชย PEN – Lundberg, body checking
44:03 – ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย GOAL – Marvin (Keller)
45:36 – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชย PEN – Borgqvist, holding
58:25 – ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชย PEN – Kรผller, tripping

W: ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย Hensley (9-9)
L: ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ชย Grahn (39-44)

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ 12+14+18 = 44
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช 4+5+0 = 9

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Goaltenders: Nicole Hensley, Maddie Rooney.ย Defence: Cayla Barnes, Kacey Bellamy (A), Megan Bozek, Kali Flanagan, Megan Keller, Gigi Marvin, Emily Pfalzer, Lee Stecklein.ย Forwards: Hannah Brandt, Dani Cameranesi, Alex Carpenter, Kendall Coyne, Brianna Decker, Meghan Duggan (C), Amanda Kessel, Hilary Knight, Annie Pankowski, Kelly Pannek, Amanda Pelkey.
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Goaltenders: Sara Grahn, Minatsu Murase. Defence: Emmy Alasalmi, Johanna Fรคllman, Elin Lundberg, Johanna Olofsson, Emilia Ramboldt (C), Annie Svedin. Forwards: Anna Borgqvist (A), Olivia Carlsson, Erika Grahm, Sara Hjalmarsson, Lisa Johansson, Sabina Kรผller, Maria Lindh, Emma Nordin, Hanna Olsson, Fanny Rask, Rebecca Stenberg, Erika Udรฉn Johansson, Pernilla Winberg (A).

๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ UNITED STATES (C) vs. SWEDEN ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
current champion
(since 08 Nov 2017
Last Title 03 Sep 2011
122 All-Time Wins
15 wins Head-To-Head
1 win
First IHLC Meeting (USA vs. SWE)
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย USA 10-2 SWE ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช โ€“ 10 Nov 2000 โ€“ FNC โ€“ Provo ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Previous IHLC Meeting (USA vs. SWE)
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย USA 6-0 SWE ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช โ€“ 01 Nov 2016 โ€“ FNC โ€“ Vierumรคki ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ฎ
Last IHLC Game
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย USA 4-2 CAN ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ โ€“ 08 Nov 2017 โ€“ FNC โ€“ Wesley Chapel ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ
Next IHLC Game
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย USA 5-1 CAN ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ โ€“ 12 Nov 2017 โ€“ FNC โ€“ Tampa ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย  ๐Ÿ…

Article Credit: USA Hockey
Photo Credit: USA Hockeyย IIHFHHOFIOC



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