Game Summary

EXHIBITION
FRIDAY, DECEMBER 21, 2001
CORNERBROOK, NL

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Canada's National Women's team defeated Team Russia 8-1, Friday night in Corner Brook, Newfoundland. The win extended Canada's winning streak to three games.
Canada took a 3-0 lead into the first intermission, after getting goals from Dana Antal, Geraldine Heaney and Caroline Ouellette.

In the second, Canada added three more goals thanks to Hayley Wickenheiser, Tammy Lee Shewchuk and Ouellette, who netted her second of the night. Russia replied with a power play goal mid-way through the period from Ekaterina Smolentseva.

Canada added two goals in the third period to make it an 8-1 final for the second consecutive game. Kelly Bechard scored her third goal of the season while Heaney added her second of the night. Heaney's goal was her 90 all-time point with the National Women's Team.

Châteauguay, QC native Kim St-Pierre stopped seven of eight shots to record her 29th career National Women's team victory.

Team Canada will now head to Grand Falls-Windsor for the final game of the tour on Saturday night.

The players and staff of Canada's National Women's Team would like to extend their sincere appreciation to all of those who have made this tour possible and wish everyone a merry Christmas and a happy new year!

Box Score CAN

3

3

2

8

Compte RUS

0

1

0

1


First Period/Première période

Scoring/Buts:
CAN, Dana Antal (Danielle Goyette) 0:37
CAN, Geraldine Heaney (Cassie Campbell) 8:16 PP
CAN, Caroline Ouellette (Cassie Campbell, Isabelle Chartrand) 16:50

Penalties/Pénalités
Danielle Goyette CAN (Hooking/ accrochage) 1:11
Tatiana Burina RUS (Bodychecking/ mise en echec) 7:48

Second Period/Deuxième période

Scoring/Buts:
CAN, Caroline Ouellette (Hayley Wickenheiser, Jennifer Botterill) 0:30
RUS, Ekaterina Smolentseva (Elena Bobrova, Alena Khomitch) 8:50 PP
CAN, Hayley Wickenheiser (Isabelle Chartrand) 9:43
CAN, Tammy Lee Shewchuk (Jennifer Botterill, Cheryl Pounder) 16:37

Penalties/Pénalités
Tammy Lee Shewchuk CAN (Highsticking/ baton eleve) 6:53

Third Period/Troisième période

Scoring/Buts:
CAN, Geraldine Heaney (Jennifer Botterill) 2:32
CAN, Kelly Bechard (Jennifer Botterill, Tammy Lee Shewchuk) 6:10

Penalties/Pénalités
Maria Misropin RUS, Caroline Ouellette CAN (Bodychecking/ mise en echec) 10:16
Tatiana Burina RUS (Bodychecking/ mise en echec) 14:12


Goaltenders CAN Kim St-Pierre
Gardiennes de but RUS Irina Gachennikova

   

1st

2nd

3rd

Final

Shots on Goal by CAN

20

19

16

55

Tirs au but par RUS

2

4

2

8


Referee/Arbitre Gerald Hall
Linesmen/Juges des lignes Tony Baird, Mike Renouf

Attendance/Assistance 3,497 (Sell-out)
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