US edges Canada en route to gold medal

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When the US got a single in the fifth end to tie it 2-2, Canada blanked the next two ends to retain the hammer.

"When it comes down to a shootout, it could be anybody's game. So proud to be representing the U.S. This team is made of gold and we proved it today". "I think we left it all on the ice".

After two successful penalty kills earlier in the period, the Canadians were unable to stop their rivals from scoring the first goal of the game.

"Boy, that move she (Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson) had in the shootout was very filthy".

In the three games, Team USA won the gold, silver and bronze, consecutively. "We are happy", Hamelin said.

BC women's coach Katie Crowley was a member of those '98 trailblazers and said the teams from 1998 and 2018 are similar but different.

Hours later, he and his Duluth Curling Club teammates made the USA 2-for-2 against its northern neighbors, taking down Canada in its second-favorite ice sport to win a place in the Olympic gold-medal game. The women with the maple leaf on the front of their jerseys couldn't maintain the advantage though as the USA squared the ledger to send the game into overtime and ultimately, a penalty shootout which it won 3-2.

After the game, Canada's athletes stood solemnly as silver medals were placed around their necks.

She says her emotions got the best of her Thursday after a 3-2 shootout loss to the United States and she meant no disrespect. The victory was redemption for the 10 Americans still on the team who watched Canada snatch gold away four years ago.

After the game, Larocque calmly answered questions about her action, saying that the moment was hard for her and that silver was disappointing.

"It's not clear if she ever put it back on", the Canadian outlet said. She shot the puck into Rooney's pad, and it skittered toward the crease, inching toward the goal line.

"We were going for gold", Larocque told the paper, adding that the silver medal will feel like a consolation after "we reflect".

Canada's men were beaten by the United States on Thursday to end their hopes of four successive titles and while they perhaps were carrying a hangover from that, Switzerland had shrugged off their loss to Sweden.

"It stings a lot, " forward Rob Klinkhammer said.

When the USA beat Canada in its favorite ice sport, it made Shuster feel like anything was possible.

"I love Jocelyn, she's a fantastic person and someone I looked up to - no, actually, still look up to".

Kim Boutin took home a silver medal in women's 1,000 short track and became the first Canadian triple medalist at the PyeongChang Games. She accepted it [then] took it off.

"For sure (I can empathise)", Schuler said.

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