Hockey World Championship: USA down Canada in overtime for women’s ice hockey world title

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Posted on Apr 8 2017 - 11:34am by admin

Hilary Knight (L) of the United States celebrates her game winning overtime goal against Canada in the gold medal game at the 2017 IIHF Woman's World Championships

Hilary Knight scored the sport-winner with 9:forty three to play in extra time as the us beat Canada three-2 to win the women's ice hockey world championship in Plymouth, Michigan.

Hilary Knight scored the game-winner with 9:43 to play in additional time as the united states beat Canada 3-2 to win the women's ice hockey world championship in Plymouth, Michigan.

america girls, who took the ice for the tournament only after a final-minute care for u.s. hockey on wages and different beef up for the ladies's recreation, claimed their eighth world title — and their first on home ice.

They were unbeaten in the tournament for the third straight 12 months.

Kacey Bellamy scored twice for the united states, equallizing after Canada opened the scoring 1:01 into play with a goal by way of Meghan Agosta.

Bellamy beat Canadian goalie Shannon Szabados with a slap shot 3:33 later.

the us killed off a pair of Canadian power-play alternatives in the opening 10 minutes of the second length and goaltender Nicole Hensley saved it tied with a sprawling glove retailer later within the length.

Bellamy gave the united states a 2-1 lead forty two seconds into the 1/3. The play started when star forward Knight gathered the p.c. along side the web and fed a centring move between her legs for Bellamy, who buried the p.c. for the score.

Knight is now considered the top girls's player on this planet with the up to date retirement of Canadian celebrity Haley Wickenheiser.

Brianne Jenner scored unassisted with 10:16 to play to tie the game.

Knight retrieved a cross from Kendall Coyne and delivered the game-winner with a slap shot from the left circle 9:forty three into the additional body.

Moments prior to the winner, Knight blocked a shot in the us finish, setting the stage for the abnormal man rush that ended the contest.

america ladies had threatened to boycott the tournament if united states of america Hockey didn't elevate their toughen, together with financial, to something extra in line with what the men obtain.

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