SARNIA, ON - Canada won it's final tune-up game for the 2000 IIHF Women's World Hockey Championship, defeating Sweden 9-1 in Sarnia, ON on Saturday, April 1st.
Danielle Goyette, of St-Nazaire, QC scored three goals while Lori Dupuis, of Cornwall, ON and Tammy Lee Shewchuk, of St-Laurent, QC added two apiece as Canada outshot Sweden 48-11. Therese Brisson, of Montréal, QC, Vicky Sunohara, of Scarborough, ON and Nancy Drolet, of Drummondville, QC closed out the scoring for Canada. Gunilla Andersson scored Sweden's only goal.
Canada will arrive in Mississauga on April 2, 2000 and will have an optional skate at the Hershey Centre from 3:15 pm-3:45 pm. Players and the coaching staff will be available for interviews following the practice.
The 2000 IIHF Women's World Hockey Championships is taking place from April 3-9 in Mississauga, ON as well as in a number of surrounding communities. Tickets are available through TICKETMASTER at 416-872-5000. For more information, contact the World Championship Office at 905-282-9711