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Monique Lamoureux celebrates after scoring a goal during the women's hockey gold medal game at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on February 22, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea.

It was the second straight Olympic gold for Wise, who put down the most hard, technically precise run ever seen in the sport of halfpipe skiing. Shannon Szabados made 39 saves for Canada, which had won four straight Olympic gold medals.

Since that point, the Americans have started to turn the tide. With just 6:21 left in regulation, Monique Lamoureux-Morando - Jocelyn's twin sister - scored to tie the game at two goals apiece. Hilary Knight also had a goal. They took home a disappointing bronze from Turin in 2006 and silver from the past two finals - no loss more crushing than in 2014 in Sochi when Canada rallied from an 0-2 deficit to win 3-2 in overtime. Then captain Canada and 2014 heroine Marie-Philip Poulin gave Canada its only lead of the game when she quick-released a lovely Agosta pass into the top corner. Agosta and Daoust scored in the shootout. "This is for Julie Chu (former U.S. team captain) and for all our families at home, the schools that we went to, everyone supporting us".

"And we're going to have to move forward from now, but it's painful".

Flanagan is a MA native, born in Winchester. "We didn't care how we got it done as long as we got these (gold medals)".

Kendall Coyne is a former Northeastern ice hockey player.

"This group of women are just awesome to do it with".

The Olympic gold comes just 10 months after the Americans threatened to boycott the Women's World Championship if USA Hockey didn't pay the players during non-Olympic years and do more to support the women's game.

Their domination on the world stage only made the lack of gold at the Olympics all the more noticeable, and Canada has been in their way since losing the inaugural gold in Nagano.

Switzerland, who earlier in the day beat Great Britain in a tiebreaker to earn the fourth spot, will face Canada for the bronze medal on Friday, while the United States take on Sweden for the gold on Saturday. It's a streak of success in a women's team sport second only to the United States' basketball team's current streak of six straight gold.

Marcel Hirscher's quest for a third gold medal at the Pyeongchang Olympics is over.

Nikita Gusev completed the game with a harvest of a goal and two assists, while Vyacheslav Voïnov had a goal and a pass.

The United States players celebrate winning after the women's gold medal hockey game against Canada at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Gangneung, South Korea, Thursday, Feb. 22, 2018. They have also been the only two women's ice hockey teams ever to win an Olympic gold medal.

We're good with Maddie Rooney making one last stop - squeezing shut the tantalizing gap in her pads as the shooter swerved in front of the net, swatting away a puck that lingered perilously in the crease, throwing up her arms and disappearing into a dog pile of blue-clad teammates near the blue line. Excluding a group-play game against each other, the USA and Canada have outscored opponents, 27-2.

Defenseman Sidney Morin, who was among the last players added to the US roster in late November, made the goal possible when she controlled the puck in the left circle and launched a low shot on net.

It appeared as if Poulin's go-ahead score would be enough, as Szabados served as a brick wall for extended stretches and Canada continued its physical defense into the third period.



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