World junior hockey final: Agony for Canada after losing to U.S. in shootout

And it is being imitated in the U. This is her second start of PyeongChang her first game was against Finland. Brianna Decker is back on the ice for the U. As USA, Canada women go for gold, battle for bronze is one to watch. The Globe and Mail

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Canada won the game and Group A by a score of , but Team USA managed to outshoot their neighbors to the north by a margin of 23 shots. After the final horn sounded, there was no doubt as to who the player of the game was: Canada, one of sports' great rivalries, takes center stage. Veteran forward Meghan Agosta scored the first goal of the game on a power play for Team Canada 7: Less than eight minutes later, Sarah Nurse gave Canada a two-goal lead when she ripped a puck past Maddie Rooney that she shot through a screen.

Team USA's only goal came just 23 seconds into the third period when Kendall Coyne spoiled Lacasse's shutout with her breakaway speed.

It just wouldn't be Canada-USA without some drama and controversy. Also, yeah, usahockey head coach Robb Stauber should have challenged this one. Canada was offsides on this goal from the second period. Two disallowed goals for Canada one for a crease violation and the other for a goal that was kicked in , a few intense scrums in the goal creases, and a missed penalty shot by Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson only added to the intrigue. The game was fast, nasty, and intense.

It was Canada and USA. Both teams will have a bye in the quarterfinals of the playoff stage. See how the game unfolded below. Canada wins it Fittingly enough, the game ends with a heated scrum in Canada's crease with a punch or two being thrown. Let's check on the United States and Canada It's desperation time for USA.

The crowd comes alive with a chant of "USA! We'll have an extended period of 4-on-4 hockey. Marie-Philip Poulin in the box for Canada. Canada fails to cash in on the power play. About five minutes left in regulation, still a one goal game. Rooney flashes the leather with a glove save moments later, Canada's power play is halfway done. No paparazzi, please pic.

But this one might be coming back. ET - There's just 2: ET - Szabados stops Keller with the blocker! A huge chance for the USA defender there to end this game. ET - Less than 10 minutes left in the overtime period now. Team USA has dominated in puck possession thus far. Do you see that black blur by the top righthand corner of the net? That's the puck hitting off the post from Kelly Pannek's wrist shot.

USA just came within inches of gold. ET - Kelly Pannek rips a shot on a three-on-two that goes off the outside of the post. USA inches away from gold there. ET - Four-on-four overtime is underway.

The next goal wins Olympic gold. ET - We're going to overtime. Of course we are. Sudden death for the women's gold medal of the PyeongChang Olympics is coming up next. All of the momentum belongs to Team USA right now, but will that be true when the puck drops in overtime? Bellamy draws it and Clark hits the penalty box. Huge chance for the Americans here. ET - Monique Lamoureoux with a breakaway This is a tie hockey game! Rooney with a huge stick save on a two-on-one for Canada and two blinks later Monique Lamoureoux scores on the breakaway.

ET - There's 9: This game has turned emotional and controversial. USA is starting to play some desperate hockey. Brianna Decker has a cut on the bridge of her nose after taking a shoulder from Poulin to the head in the third period of the gold medal game. There was no penalty called on the collision. ET - The intensity in this game has clearly ratcheted up.

Decker is back on the ice after taking a hit to the head a few minutes ago. Brianna Decker was settling down a pass from Knight right in front of Canada's crease, but she was bowled over by Poulin. No call on the play. The replay shows it was a hit to the head. ET - That will do it for the second period. Team USA desperately needs to improve its transition game in the third period if they want to get back in this one. Canada scored both of its goals in the second period. ET - Monique Lamoureux heads to the box after hitting Jenner from behind.

Canada goes on its second power play of the game. The Americans are one for five on the power play thus far with nine shots on net. ET - Clutch stick check by Amanda Kessel on the penalty kill there to spoil a one-timer attempt by Canada. USA has killed off its first penalty. Commenters who repeatedly violate community guidelines may be suspended, causing them to temporarily lose their ability to engage with comments.

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