WINDY CITY TIMES
||HOCKEY Canada edges U.S. to win women's championships
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Marie-Philip Poulin scored the golden goal at 7:22 of the first overtime period to give Canada a 3-2 win over the United States, according to the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) website.
It was Canada's first gold medal at the IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship since 2012 and ended a run of five in a row for the States.
Canada routed the United States 5-1 in preliminary play, but this game was much tighter. Alex Carpenter scored two goals for the U.S. squad before Canada mounted a comeback.
Despite the loss, the United States stayed first in the IIHF's latest world rankings. Canada is second and bronze medalist Finland is third.
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