Game Summary
Sweden 0 - Canada 4
 

HEFFORD SCORES TWICE FOR CANADA IN 4-0 WIN OVER SWEDES AT FOUR NATIONS CUP

VIERUMAKI, Finland - Jayna Hefford of Kingston, Ont., scored a pair of goals, including one short-handed, to pace Canada to a 4-0 win over Sweden at the Four Nations Cup on Tuesday.

Hayley Wickenheiser of Shaunavon, Sask., had a goal and an assist, and Colleen Sostorics of Kennedy, Sask., also scored for the Canadians, who take on Finland on Wednesday and the U.S. on Friday.

Kim St. Pierre of Chateauguay, Que., needed only 12 saves for the shutout, while Canada pelted Swedish counterpart Sara Grahn with 42 shots.

The U.S. blanked Finland 4-0 in Mikkeli. The top two teams after the preliminary round will play for gold Saturday in Vierumaki.

The annual Four Nations Cup is the last international tournament for the Canadian women before the 2010 Winter Olympics open Feb. 12 in Vancouver and Whistler, B.C.

Canada won the last two Olympic gold medals, but the U.S. has won back-to-back world championships.

Game Information/Renseignements sur le match
Event/Événement 4 Nations Cup Location/Emplacement Vierumaki, FIN
Date Tue. Nov. 3, 2009 Arena/Aréna ---
Time/Heure 6:30 Local Attendance/Assistance -,---
Round/Ronde Preliminary Game #/No du match 02

Box Score/Compte
1
2
3
Final
SWE
0
0
0
0
CAN
1
1
2
4

Goals/Penalties
First Period/Première période

Goals/Buts : 
08:40 CAN Jayna Hefford (Caroline Ouellette, Hayley Wickenheiser) PP/AN

Penalties/Pénalités : 
02:07 CAN Gillian Ferrari (Body-checking/Mise en échec corporelle)
07:22 SWE Emma Nordin (Interference/Obstruction)
09:23 SWE Emma Nordin (Hooking/Accrocher)
09:31 SWE Frida Nevalainen (Tripping/Faire trébucher) 1
2:46 CAN Cherie Piper (Tripping/Faire trébucher)

Second Period/Deuxième période

Goals/Buts : 
08:57 CAN Hayley Wickenheiser (Marie-Philip Poulin, Cherie Piper)

Penalties/Pénalités : 
10:21 SWE Erica Uden Johansson (Interference/Obstruction)
17:40 CAN Jennifer Wakefield (Slashing/Coup de baton)

Third Period/Troisième période

Goals/Buts : 
08:38 CAN Jayna Hefford (Gillian Ferrari) SH/DN

19:27 CAN Colleen Sostorics (Gina Kingsbury)

Penalties/Pénalités : 
08:15 CAN Gillian Apps (Interference/Obstruction) major, game misconduct

16:22 SWE Danijela Rundvist (Tripping/Faire trébucher)
18:21 SWE Frida Svedin Thunstrom (Delay of game/Retarder le match)

Goaltenders SWE Sara Grahn
Gardiens de but CAN Kim St-Pierre
Shots on Goal Team 1 p 2 p 3 p Ttl
Shots on Goal SWE 5 4 3 12
Tirs au but CAN 11 16 15 42