Game Summary
United States 3 - Canada 2 (OT)
 

Jocelyne Lamoureux opened the scoring, making it 1-0 for the United States at 16:56 in the first, but Gillian Apps (Unionville, Ont.) took a nice shot off a pass out front to tie it up in the last eight seconds of the period.

In the second period, Jenny Potter stickhandled the puck to her backhand and put it into the back of the Canadian net at 12:05 to regain a 2-1 lead for the United States. Canada tied it up again in the third, with Rebecca Johnston (Sudbury, Ont.)  letting a quick shot go at 16:04 in the period.

A fast-paced overtime period ended in favour of the United States, with Hilary Knight netting the game-winner and the United States winning gold at the 2011 IIHF World Women’s Championship.

 

Game Information
Game Number 22 Round Gold
Arena Hallenstadion City, Country Zurich, SUI
Month / Day / Year 04/25/2011 Time 02:00 PM ET
Attendance Game Status Final

Box Score   1     2     3     OT1   Total
United States (USA) 1 1 0 1 3
Canada (CAN) 1 0 1 0 2

Goals/Penalties
First Period
Goals:
   16:56 USA 17 Jocelyne Lamoureux (7 Monique Lamoureux-Kolls)
   19:52 CAN 10 Gillian Apps (24 Natalie Spooner, 7 Cherie Piper)

Penalties:
   01:43 CAN 20 Jennifer Wakefield (Tripping)
   12:41 USA 7 Monique Lamoureux-Kolls (Holding)

Second Period
Goals:
   12:05 USA 12 Jenny Potter (4 Angela Ruggiero, 21 Hilary Knight)

Penalties:
   07:51 CAN 14 Bobbi Jo Slusar (Hooking)
   10:55 CAN 21 Haley Irwin (Interference)
   11:28 USA 8 Caitlin Cahow (Holding)

Third Period
Goals:
   16:04 CAN 6 Rebecca Johnston (16 Jayna Hefford, 20 Jennifer Wakefield) PP

Penalties:
   10:25 USA 17 Jocelyne Lamoureux (Interference)
   13:16 CAN 22 Hayley Wickenheiser (Hooking)
   15:42 USA 24 Josephine Pucci (Tripping)

Overtime
Goals:
   07:48 USA 21 Hilary Knight 

Penalties:
   03:28 CAN 3 Jocelyne Larocque (Tripping)


Goaltenders
United States
31 Jessie Vetter On 1/00:00 Off 4/07:49
Canada
1 Shannon Szabados On 1/00:00 Off 4/07:49

Shots on Goal   1     2     3     OT1   Total
United States 16 14 12 8 50
Canada 9 15 23 6 53

For more information:
Kalli Quinn Director, Female National Teams | Équipes nationales féminines