CALGARY, Alberta – Marie-Philip Poulin scored in additional time and Canada beat the five-time reigning champ United States 3-2 on Tuesday night for its first gold decoration at the womens” hockey big showdown since 2012.
Poulin, the Canadian chief, skated down the left side, took a pass from Brianne Jenner and sent it off the crossbar and post prior to going in. The objective was at first waved off, and play proceeded in the abrupt passing 3-on-3 additional time until the signal sounded after a video survey.
The Canadians hurried the ice and heaped on top of one another in festival of their eleventh title at universes.
“It’s so peculiar how it occurred,” Canadian forward Sarah Fillier said. “We were all sitting on the seat, thinking we need to go polish this next 11 minutes off. However, the signal went and we as a whole bounced on. It’s so insane, yet it’s so cool.”
Canada fell behind 2-0 in the main period, simply its second shortage in the competition. However, the Canadians scored two objectives, 2 minutes, 29 seconds separated, in the second to tie it.
Jenner scored on a strategic maneuver when she corralled the puck before the net and carried it from strike to forehand to get around the left cushion of Nicole Hensley.
Jamie Lee Rattray tied it by diverting Jocelyne Larocque’s shot from the point. Rattray almost won it with 90 seconds to go in guideline yet her breakaway shot went off Hensley and avoided off the post.
“I think our group stayed with it from the beginning until the end. We showed a great deal of character,” Canadian forward Melodie Daoust said. “Just to have the option to celebrate from here, on home soil with our loved ones, I believe it’s stunning.”
Five of the last seven world finals among Canada and the U.S. have gone to additional time, including 2011, ’12, ’16 and ’17.
“That is the reason it’s the best contention in sports,” U.S. forward Amanda Kessel said.
Alex Carpenter opened the scoring for the United States for a third consecutive game. She batted her own bounce back between the legs of goalie Ann-Renee Desbiens.
Craftsman scored her fifth objective of the competition, all in the keep going three games, on a strategic maneuver only 12:35 into the game.
The U.S had won eight of the past nine titles, including 2019 when Canada didn’t arrive at the last without precedent for the historical backdrop of the competition that started in 1990.
In the third-place game, Petra Nieminen scored her 6th objective of the occasion and Finland beat Switzerland 3-1.
Finland guaranteed its thirteenth bronze decoration at the occasion. Switzerland was going for its subsequent bronze – the main coming in 2012 against the Finns.
Tanja Niskanen required only 99 seconds to put Finland on the board. Niskanen was left plain and skated to an open late to send it over the glove of Saskia Maurer for her first objective of the competition. Finland began the second time frame along these lines as Ella Viitasuo scored 54 seconds in on a shot off the post for a 2-0 benefit.
Nieminen gave Finland a 3-1 lead, three seconds into a strategic maneuver late in the subsequent period, by diverting Michelle Karvinen’s shot from the point.
Lara Stalder pulled Switzerland inside 2-1 three minutes after the fact, completing a 2-on-2 chance after a vital save by goalie Saskia Maurer at the opposite end.