Canada's National Women's Team Wins Gold Medal at 2009 4 Nations Cup
November 7, 2009

TIKKURILA, Finland – Canada’s National Women’s Team has won the gold medal at the 2009 4 Nations Cup in Finland, thanks to a 5-1 victory over the United States.

Carla MacLeod (Calgary, Alta.), Meghan Agosta (Ruthven, Ont.), Tessa Bonhomme (Sudbury, Ont.), Cherie Piper (Scarborough, Ont.) and Jayna Hefford (Kingston, Ont.) scored for Canada. Goaltender Shannon Szabados earned the win in goal.

It was the second meeting between the two teams during the 4 Nations Cup. On Friday, Canada dropped a 3-2 decision to the United States.

In the bronze medal game, Sweden defeated Finland 2-1 in a shootout.

Canada’s staff and players will return to Canada on Sunday, November 8th. See below for flight arrival information (note – final destinations are listed and all times are local)


(all arrival times are local)

Calgary, Alta./Luft494/11:50 a.m.

Head coach Melody Davidson, Gillian Apps, Delaney Collins, Gillian Ferrari, Jayna Hefford, Gina Kingsbury, Carla MacLeod, Meaghan Mikkelson, Colleen Sostorics, Shannon Szabados, Hayley Wickenheiser

Montreal, Que./AC875/1:25 p.m.

Assistant coach Peter Smith, Charline Labonté, Caroline Ouellette, Marie-Philip Poulin, Kim St-Pierre, Sarah Vaillancourt, Catherine Ward

Toronto, Ont./Luft470/4:25 p.m.

Goaltending coach Dave Jamieson, Meghan Agosta, Tessa Bonhomme, Jennifer Botterill, Brianne Jenner, Becky Kellar, Cherie Piper, Jennifer Wakefield

Windsor, Ont./AC7759/7:20 p.m.

Assistant coach Doug Lidster

Halifax, N.S./AC686/7:34 p.m.

Rebecca Johnston

Winnipeg, Man./AC269/8:18 p.m.

Jocelyne Larocque

Thunder Bay, Ont./AC8545/9:07 p.m.

Haley Irwin

For more information:

Lisa Dornan
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 / 403-510-7046 (mobile)


Morgan Bell
Manager, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427 / 403-669-1261 (mobile)


Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada


Spencer Sharkey
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4567 / 905-906-5327 (mobile)


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