๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ IHLC Classics: “Mirakel” In Turin

From time to time, TheIHLC.com will feature detailed recaps and boxscores of some of the most legendary games in international hockey history, considered to be “IHLC Classics.” Today, in honour of Swedish Sveriges nationaldag (National Day), we feature the biggest win in Damkronorna history, their 2006 shootout upset over the United States in Turin.

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๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช Sweden 3-2 United States ๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธย (SO)
Olympicย Semifinal
Palasport Olimpico,ย Turin ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น
Friday, 17 February 2006

There was no reason to suspect that anything would be different in 2006. Since 1990, when womenโ€™s hockey became an official IIHF event, every finals had been a Canada-USA affair. This was the rivalry that kept womenโ€™s hockey alive and exciting, but in some ways it was also one that was taking interest away from the sport.
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