Game Summary

FINAL FACEOFF
TUESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2002
VANCOUVER, BC
GENERAL MOTORS PLACE

Vancouver, BC - Canada's National Women's Team concluded its pre-Olympic international schedule on Tuesday with a 3-2 defeat at the hands of the USA in Vancouver, despite outshooting them 32-18.

The US opened the scoring on the powerplay, Karyn Bye's shot from the point eluded Canadian netminder Kim St-Pierre. Despite some chances on both sides, that was the only goal of the first as the US led 1-0.

Early in the second, St-Pierre held Canada close with an outstanding glove save off of Andrea Kilbourne. The score held until 7:17 of the middle period when Hayley Wickenheiser evened things at 1-1.

Canada took the lead in the third when Jennifer Botterill knocked a loose puck past U.S. goaltender Sarah Tueting.

Jenny Potter evened the score at 2, at 13:13 of the third period, after a bouncing puck found her stick in the slot. And just over a minute later, Krissy Wendell gave the U.S. a lead would not relinguish, intercepting an errant clearing pass and beating St-Pierre.

Box Score CAN

0

1

1

2

Compte USA

1

0

2

3


First Period/Première période

Scoring/Buts:
1. 4:17 USA Karyn Bye (Tara Mounsey, Krissy Wendell) PPG/AN

Penalties/Pénalités
3:48 Lori Dupuis, CAN (charging/assaut); 5:05 Courtney Kennedy, USA (holding the stick/retenir le bâton); 5:27 Danielle Goyette, CAN (hooking/accrochage)

Second Period/Deuxième période

Scoring/Buts:
2. 7:17 CAN Hayley Wickenheiser (Cassie Campbell, Caroline Ouellette)

Penalties/Pénalités
0:54 Correne Bredin, CAN (roughing/rudesse); 8:52 Cassie Campbell, CAN (slashing/cingler)

Third Period/Troisième période

Scoring/Buts:
3. 1:18 CAN Jennifer Botterill (unassisted/sans aide)
4. 13:13 USA Jenny Potter (Karyn Bye, Katie King)
5. 14:31 USA Krissy Wendell (unassisted/sans aide)

Penalties/Pénalités
None/Aucun


Goaltenders CAN Kim St-Pierre
Gardiennes de but USA Sarah Tueting

   

1st

2nd

3rd

Final

Shots on Goal by CAN

7

14

11

32

Tirs au but par USA

3

8

7

22


Referee/Arbitre Laura Vanderhorst
Linesmen/Juges des lignes Pat Bensmiller, Teresa Anderson

Attendance/Assistance 6,354
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