Game Summary
Canada 4 - United States 3 (SO)
 
HEFFORD’S SHOOTOUT MAGIC LEADS CANADA TO EXHIBITION WIN OVER U.S.

VIERUMÄKI, Finland – Jayna Hefford (Kingston, Ont./Brampton, CWHL) scored once in regulation time and once in the shootout as Canada’s National Women’s Team topped the United States 4-3 in an exhibition game Monday, avenging its loss to the Americans just 24 hours earlier.

The U.S. beat Canada 4-0 on Sunday in a round-robin game for both at the IIHF 12 Nations Women’s Tournament.

Early on it looked as if the three-time defending world champions would make it two in a row over Canada, as Hilary Knight scored on the Americans’ first two shots for a 2-0 lead just 1:55 in, leading to an early exit for Canadian goaltender Liz Knox (Stouffville, Ont./Burlington, CWHL).

But Gillian Apps (Unionville, Ont./Brampton, CWHL) got Canada on the board less than a minute after Knight’s second goal and Jocelyne Larocque (Ste. Anne, Man./University of Minnesota Duluth, WCHA) pulled the Canadians even at 7:41, completing a wild opening eight minutes.

The teams traded goals late in the second period, with Hefford answering a power play goal from Brianna Decker, before the goaltenders took over, with Geneviève Lacasse (Kingston, Ont./Providence College, HE) and American counterpart Jessie Vetter stopping a combined 31 shots between the third period and overtime, giving way to a shootout.

Hefford and Kelli Stack traded goals in the first two rounds before Jennifer Wakefield (Pickering, Ont./Boston University, HE) beat Vetter for the game winner in round six.

Canada gets back to 12 Nations action on Tuesday when it takes on the host Finns (11 a.m. ET/8 a.m. PT).

 

Game Information/Renseignements sur le match
Event/Événement 2011 12 Nations Cup Location/Emplacement Vierumäki, FIN
Date Mon. Aug 29, 2011 Arena/Aréna Rink 2
Time/Heure 9:00 am ET Attendance/Assistance -,---
Round/Ronde Exhibition Game #/No du match Ex 01

 

Box Score/Compte
1
2
3
OT
SO
Final
CAN
2
1
0
0
1
4
USA
2
1
0
0
0
3

 

Goals/Penalties - Buts/Pénalités
First Period/Première période

Goals/Buts : 
01:35 USA Hilary Knight
01:55 USA Hilary Knight (Amanda Kessel)
02:41 CAN Gillian Apps
07:05 CAN Jocelyne Larocque (Gillian Apps)

Penalties/Pénalités : 
03:13 CAN Mallory Deluce (Tripping/Faire trébucher)
13:55 CAN Haley Irwin (Hooking/Accrocher)
16:48 CAN Gillian Apps (Elbowing/Donner de la bande)

Second Period/Deuxième période

Goals/Buts : 
13:54 USA Brianna Decker (Monique Lamoureux-Kolls) PP/AN
16:55 CAN Jayna Hefford (Meghan Agosta)

Penalties/Pénalités : 
01:56 USA Molly Engstrom (Interference/Obstruction)
02:35 CAN Gillian Apps (Tripping/Faire trébucher)
12:54 CAN Jesse Scanzano (Body-checking/Mise en échec corporelle)

Third Period/Troisième période

Goals/Buts : 
none/aucun

Penalties/Pénalités : 
07:45 USA Meghan Duggan (Holding/Accrocher)
16:05 CAN Haley Irwin (Holding the Stick/Retenir le bâton)

Overtime/Prolongation

Goals/Buts : 
none/aucun

Penalties/Pénalités : 
03:00 USA Monique Lamoureux-Kolls (Hooking/Accrocher)

Shootout/Tirs de barrage
CAN Jayna Hefford GOAL/BUT
USA Brianna Decker NO GOAL/AUCUN BUT
CAN Caroline Ouellette NO GOAL/AUCUN BUT
USA Kelli Stack GOAL/BUT
CAN Meghan Agosta NO GOAL/AUCUN BUT
USA Hilary Knight NO GOAL/AUCUN BUT
USA Jenny Potter NO GOAL/AUCUN BUT
CAN Haley Irwin NO GOAL/AUCUN BUT
USA Josephine Pucci NO GOAL/AUCUN BUT
CAN Jayna Hefford NO GOAL/AUCUN BUT
USA Amanda Kessel NO GOAL/AUCUN BUT
CAN Jennifer Wakefield GOAL/BUT

 

Goaltenders CAN Liz Knox; Geneviève Lacasse (in 1st/01:56)
Gardiens de but USA Jessie Vetter
Shots on Goal Team 1 p 2 p 3p OT Ttl
Shots on Goal CAN 11 10 10 3 34
Tirs au but USA 13 16 15 3 47
 
Referee/Arbitre ---
Linesmen/Juges des lignes ---
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