Canada 0 United States 2

Series vs. USA
August 21, 2003
Pierrefonds, QC
Sportplexe 4 Glaces

After skating to a 2-2 tie on Wednesday, Canada and USA renewed acquaintances on Thursday at the Sportplexe 4 Glaces in Pierrefonds, QC in Women's Under-22 hockey action.

After a scoreless first period, USA took the lead with two goals in the space of three minutes. U.S. Olympian and silver medalist Natalie Darwitz cashed in on a two-on-one rush at 4:56, and then Kelly Stephens scored a powerplay goal at 6:58 as Canada ran into penalty trouble for a stretch in the second frame.

No scoring in the third with goaltender Brittony Chartier (Saskatoon, SK) holding strong but Canada's offense failing to beat Jody Horak or the U.S. defense. Final game goes on Saturday, August 23rd at the Sportplexe 4 Glaces in Pierrefonds, Qc at 1 pm (ET).

Box Score CAN
0
0
0
0
Compte USA
0
2
0
2

First Period/Première période

Scoring/Buts:
None/Aucun

Penalties/Pénalités:
Tiffany Hagge, USA (body contact/mise en échec) 2:45; Gretchen Anderson, USA (body contact/mise en échec) 4 :26 ; Natalie Darwitz, USA (hooking/ accrochage) 7 :09 ; Kaley Hall, CAN (tripping/ trébucher) 7:44; Mélanie Gagnon, CAN (highsticking/bâton élevé) 15:20; Tiffany Hagge, USA (boarding/donner de la bande) 17:29.

Second Period/Deuxième période

Scoring/Buts:
1. USA Natalie Darwitz (Karen Hatcher) 4:56
2. USA Kelly Stephens (Larissa Luther, Natalie Darwitz) 6:58 PPG/BAN

Penalties/Pénalités:
Mélanie Gagnon, CAN (body contact/mise en échec) 0:41 ; Laurie Ross, CAN (holding/avoir retenu) 6:31 ; Sarah Vaillancourt, CAN (boarding/donner de la bande) 9:35 ; Sarah Vaillancourt, CAN (boarding/donner de la bande) 11 :41 ;

Third Period/Troisième période

Scoring/Buts:
None/Aucun

Penalties/Pénalités:
Kerri Wallace, CAN (bodychecking/mise en échec) 2:15; Sara McDonald, USA (hooking/accrochage) 3 :44 ; Julie Chu, USA (tripping/trébucher) 3 :44 ; Mélanie Gagnon, CAN (tripping/trébucher) 9:11;


Goaltenders CAN Brittony Chartier
Gardiennes de but USA Jody Horak

Shots on Goal Team

1 p

2 p

3 p

Final

Shots on Goal CAN

2

4

2

8

Tirs au but USA

9

9

6

24


Referee/Arbitre Stéphanie Normand
Linesmen/Juges des lignes Annie Lebrun, Geneviève Rouleau

Attendance/Assistance 366
For more information:
Kalli Quinn Director, Female National Teams | Équipes nationales féminines