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Canada's National Women's Team to Play United States in Gold Medal Game of 2010 4 Nations Cup; Finland and Sweden to Face Off for Bronze
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November 12, 2010
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ST. JOHN’S, N.L. – Canada’s National Women’s Team defeated Finland 15-0 on Friday night to secure a spot against the United States in the gold medal game of the 2010 4 Nations Cup on Saturday, November 13. The game will air on TSN2/RDS, Hockey Canada’s official broadcaster, at 7:30 p.m. NT/ 6 p.m. ET live from the Mile One Centre.

This will be the second matchup for Canada and the United States at this year’s 4 Nations Cup, with the U.S. Women’s Select Team edging Canada’s National Women’s Team 3-2 in a thrilling shootout in the tournament’s opening game Tuesday, November 9. That game was the first time the two rival teams had met since the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C.

Earlier Friday, the United States blanked Sweden 4-0, making the Americans as of yet undefeated at the 2010 4 Nations Cup in St. John’s and Clarenville, N.L.  Sweden will face off against Finland at 4 p.m. NT / 2:30 p.m. ET in a fight for the bronze medal. The game will air live via webcast for just $7 at hockeycanada.fasthockey.com.

Limited tickets are still available for both games on the final day of 2010 4 Nations Cup action. Single-game tickets are $10 for the bronze medal game and $25 for the gold medal game, while a championship package featuring both games is just $29. Ticket prices do not include service fees.

Canada’s roster for the 2010 4 Nations Cup includes 14 members of the gold medal-winning team from the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. The 15th edition of the international tournament has been held in St. John’s and Clarenville to help Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador mark its 75th anniversary. This season’s National Junior Team development camp, held from August 4-8 in St. John’s, and the 2011 TELUS Cup, coming to St. John’s from April 18-24, are also being held in the province as part of this celebration, with support from the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.

MEDIA INFORMATION: Francis Dupont, Hockey Canada’s manager of media relations and communications, and Kristen Lipscombe, Hockey Canada’s coordinator of communications, are on site in St. John’s for the bronze and gold medal games. Please contact Francis at 587-999-5681 or fdupont@hockeycanada.ca, and Kristen at 403-826-4819 or klipscombe@hockeycanada.ca,, for 2010 4 Nations Cup interview requests.

The 2010 4 Nations Cup is taking place in St. John’s and Clarenville to help Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador celebrate its 75th anniversary, and is generously supported by the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador.  The event brings together the top women’s hockey teams in the world – Canada, the United States, Finland and Sweden – for the first time since the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, B.C.

BROADCAST INFORMATION: Both the Canada-Finland game on Friday, November 12 and the gold medal game on Saturday, November 13 will be broadcast on TSN/RDS, the official broadcasters of Hockey Canada. Check your local listings for 2010 4 Nations Cup broadcast times in your area.

The other six games will be available via webcast at hockeycanada.fasthockey.com on a pay-per-view basis for $7 per game, except for Canada’s opening game against the United States at 7:30 p.m. NT on Tuesday, November 9, which is being offered free of charge.


For more information:

Francis Dupont
Manager, Media Relations/Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4564
fdupont@hockeycanada.ca

Keegan Goodrich
Coordinator, Media
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
kgoodrich@hockeycanada.ca

 

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