2002-03 National Women's Under-22 Team

Canada 5 United States 1

August 22, 2002
Lake Placid, New York

Canada's National Women's Under 22 Team used three third period goals to defeat USA 5-1 Thursday at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, NY. Canada now has a win and a tie against USA after the two teams played to a 3-3 tie Wednesday night.

USA took an early 1-0 lead as Gretchen Anderson beat Canadian goaltender Lara Smart at the 2:47 mark of the first period. Canada could not beat USA goaltender Brittani Llorente in the first period and trailed 1-0 heading into the second period.

Canada would take a 2-1 lead in the second period as Lara Perks and Gillian Apps each beat Llorente to give Canada a 2-1 lead with 20 minutes left.

With a narrow one-goal lead, Canada would break out in the third period, scoring three goals. Perks, with her second goal of the night and Gina Kingsbury scored to give Canada a 4-1 lead. Apps' second goal of the game came just eight seconds after Kingsbury's goal, giving Canada a commanding 5-1 lead with just under nine minutes to play.

Smart earned the victory between the pipes for Canada, stopping 26 of 27 shots she faced. Llorente took the loss for USA, making 21 saves.

The two teams will play the final game of the series on Saturday at 1:00pm (ET) at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid, NY.

Game Summary
Box Score CAN











First Period/1re période
Scoring/Buts :
1. USA, Gretchen Anderson (Krissy Wendell, Tiffany Hagge) 2:47

Penalties/Pénalités :
Tiffany Hagge USA (Interference / Obstruction) 6:49; Rush Zimmerman USA (Holding / Retenu) 9:17; Gillian Apps CAN (Cross checking / Double echec), Cherie Piper CAN (10 min Unsportsmanlike conduct / Conduite non-sportif) 9:58; Dana Pretty CAN (Holding / Retenu) 10:19; Katie Guay USA (High sticking / Baton eleve) 12:53; Nicole Uliasz USA (Bodychecking / Mise en echec) 13:12
Second Period/2e période
Scoring/Buts :
2. CAN, Lara Perks 8:13
3. CAN, Gillian Apps 14:45

Penalties/Pénalités :
Amy MacLaughlin USA (Holding / Retenu) 2:43; Krissy Wendell USA (Cross checking / Double echec) 8:44; Rush Zimmerman USA (Roughing / Rudesse), Louise Pieterangelo CAN (High sticking / Baton eleve) 12:23; Jamie Haggerman USA (Bodychecking / Mise en echec) 13:13; Gina Kingsbury CAN (Hooking / Accrochage) 16:24
Third Period/3e période
Scoring/Buts :
4. CAN, Lara Perks (Gillian Apps, Cherie Piper) 1:14
5. CAN, Gina Kingsbury (La Toya Clarke, Carly Haggard) 11:03
6. CAN, Gillian Apps (Carla MacLeod) 11:11

Penalties/Pénalités :
Kristen Thomas USA (Hooking / Accrochage) 1:37; Tiffany Hagge USA (Interference / Obstruction) 10:16; Jessica Link USA (Bodychecking / Mise en echec) 12:38; Gillian Apps CAN (Cross checking / Double echec) 14:24; Rush Zimmerman USA (Hooking / Accrochage) 14:28; Nicole Uliasz USA (Bodychecking / Mise en echec) 16:26; Krista McArthur CAN (Holding / Retenu), Carla MacLeod CAN (10 min Unsportsmanlike conduct / Conduite non-sportif) 16:38

Goaltenders CAN Lara Smart
  USA Brittani Llorente





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