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2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship concludes in Ottawa
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April 9, 2013
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OTTAWA, Ont. – The 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship concluded in Ottawa on Tuesday, with the United States capturing the gold medal with a 3-2 win over Canada. Russia claimed bronze, defeating Finland 2-0.

FINAL ATTENDANCE
98,155 (ranks second all-time, behind the 2007 world championship in Winnipeg, Man., which had an attendance 119,231).

FINAL STANDINGS
Gold       United States
Silver     Canada
Bronze   Russia
4th         Finland
5th         Germany
6th         Switzerland
7th         Sweden
8th         Czech Republic

The Czech Republic is relegated to the IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship, Division 1.

The team that wins the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship, Division 1A, currently underway in Norway, will be promoted to the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship, as there in no world championship in Olympic years 

STATISTICAL LEADERS
Top scorer:                              Marie-Philip Poulin (CAN) – 12 points     
Top scoring defenceman:           Catherine Ward (CAN)   - six  points
Most goals:                                Marie-Philip Poulin (CAN), Brianna Decker (USA) – six goals
Most assists:                             Amanda Kessel (USA), Marie-Philip Poulin (CAN), Catherine Ward (CAN) – six assists
Top plus/minus:                        Marie-Philip Poulin (CAN) - +12
Top goals-against average:         Nadezhda Alexandrova (RUS) – 0.29 (among goaltenders with 60 per cent or more of team minutes played)

DIRECTORATE AWARD WINNERS
Top goaltender:            Nadezhda Alexandrova (RUS)
Top defenceman:          Jenni Hiirikoski (FIN)
Top forward:                Marie-Philip Poulin (CAN)

MEDIA ALL-STAR TEAM
Goaltender:                  Noora Raty (FIN)
Defenceman:                 Meaghan Mikkelson (CAN)
Defenceman:                 Catherine Ward (CAN)
Forward:                      Brianna Decker (USA)
Forward:                      Marie-Philip Poulin (CAN)
Forward:                      Jennifer Wakefield (CAN)

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER (as voted on by the media)
Marie-Philip Poulin (CAN)

For more information on Canada’s National Women’s Team and the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship, please visit www.hockeycanada.ca/2013ottawa, or follow along via social media at www.facebook.com/worldwomens, www.twitter.com/hc_wwhc and www.twitter.com/hc_women.


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