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- The United States women’s hockey team beat Canada in the gold medal match on Wednesday night, taking home Olympic gold for the first time since 1998.
- The game came down to 20 minutes of scoreless overtime, and then finally to a shootout, where it took six attempts for the Americans to finally prevail.
- With the win, the United States women exorcise some demons of past matches against Canada, who had beaten the Americans in the previous two Winter Olympic gold medal games.
The United States women’s hockey team beat Canada in thrilling fashion on Wednesday night to take gold at the Winter Olympics for the first time since 1998.
It was a dramatic back-and-forth match filled with history, with the teams so closely knotted that even the shootout needed an extra round before the dust finally settled.See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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