Ottawa, ON - Canada's National Women's Team faced Team USA in the opening game of the three-game TSN Challenge series on Tuesday in Ottawa, ON.
Canada's Vicky Sunohara opened the scoring in the first period at 4:59 and then again at 7:25 as Canada pressed the USA in the opening period.
Team USA made the score 2-1, as Cammi Granato scored on a power play at 14:06 on Canadian goaltender Charline Labonté who was playing in her 1st ever game with Canada's National team.
Jenny Potter evened the score at 5:29 of the second period and then Laurie Baker gave the US a 3-2 lead at 8:04.
Katie King made the score 4-2 at 2:56 the third period. Canada came inches from getting closer minutes
later but Nancy Drolet's drive was stopped on the goal line as it slipped by goaltender DaCosta. Karyn Bye
added an insurance marker as USA captured a 5-2 win.
The second game of the TSN Challenge takes place in Montreal, QC on Wednesday, November 28th at 7:30 pm (EST).
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