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Game Notes – Can vs. Swe
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April 6, 2005
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  • Canada has faced Sweden 7 times at the WWHC, with a record of 7-0:
  • Goals For: 57 Goals Against:6
  • Last time Canada faced Sweden at the WWHC: in Halifax.
    CAN 7- SWE 1
  • Last time Canada faced Sweden in any competition: in Lake Placid at the Four Nations Cup. CAN 3 – SWE 2

RECAP OF LAST MEETING BETWEEN CANADA AND SWEDEN:

LAKE PLACID, NY – Team Canada faced Sweden in the opening game of the 2004 Four Nations Cup in Lake Placid, NY. The last time Canada faced Sweden was at the Thanksgiving Festival in Kitchener, ON less than a month ago. Canada defeated Sweden handily with a split squad; however, with Canada’s full team dressed tonight, they struggled to stay ahead of the Yellow and Blue. Canada opened the scoring in the first on a goal by Hayley Wickenheiser, but the Swedes were playing Canada fairly even as the shots on net after the first were 6-5 in favour of Canada. Sweden scored in the first thirty seconds of the second period to tie it at one with a power-play goal on a screened shot from the point. Canada regained its one goal lead when captain Vicky Sunohara put one past Swedish netminder, Kim Martin. With a 2-1 lead heading into the third, it was anyone’s game.Sweden was keeping up with Canada, and managed to tie things up with just over five minutes to go in the game with another power-play goal. Canada was unable to convert on a late power-play, but veteran forward Danielle Goyette was able to burry one on a great individual effort with just over a minute remaining to give Canada a 3-2 victory. Sami Jo Small made 10 saves in the win for Canada and Jayna Hefford set up all three goals for the maple leaf.

UPCOMING ALL TIME NATIONAL WOMEN’S TEAM MILESTONES

  • Team Canada is on a 12 game win streak dating back to ( loss to USA at WWHC). This is the third longest streak of all time (record is 17 consecutive wins)
  • Correne Bredin will play her 50th game if we make the gold medal game
  • Danielle Goyette needs 5 goals for 100 and 11 assists for 100
  • Jayna Hefford needs 5 assists for 50
  • Caroline Ouellette got her 50th assist last game
  • Kim St-Pierre needs 2 games to reach 50 (after tonight’s game)
  • Vicky Sunohara needs 4 goals for 50, 8 assists for 50 and 12 points for 100
  • Hayley Wickenheiser needs 4 goals for 100 and got her 200th point

Most Games Played

  • Sunday’s game moved Vicky Sunohara into 4th for most games played (127) past Geraldine Heaney
  • Monday’s game will move Jayna Hefford to 5th (126) past Geraldine Heaney for most game played

Most Goals

  • Hayley is now in 1st with 96 goals
  • Danielle is 2nd with 95 goals
  • Caroline Ouellette passed Jennifer Botterill and into 5th spot with 38 goals
  • Caroline Ouellette tied Cassie Campell for most assists in 7th spot with 50
  • Cassie Campbell is now ahead of Lori Dupuis into 9th spot with 31 goals

ALL TIME WORLD WOMEN’S CHAMPIONSHIP CANADIAN MILESTONES/RECORDS

  • Caroline Ouellette tied the single game Canadian record for most assists in a game (4), and is third highest single game point production (5)
  • Hayley Wickenheiser jumped to 5th spot for most points (35) career at the WWHC
  • Kim St-Pierre tied Sami Jo Small for 1st place in career wins at the WWHC (10)
  • Kim St-Pierre passed Sami Jo Small for 1st place in career shut-outs at the WWHC (6)
  • Jayna Hefford passed Angela James into 2nd spot on the career goal list with 23 goals

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