Canada wins gold in women’s hockey, beating USA in overtime

Way to go Ladies!! Showing the World who’s game this really is!

Global News

Watch the video above: Canada’s golden girl Marie-Philip Poulin talks about the incredible comeback and scoring the golden goal

Another chapter in a classic hockey rivalry is in the books. And it ended in the most dramatic fashion.

Team Canada faced off against the U.S. for the gold medal in the women’s Olympic hockey tournament.

Canada was looking for its fourth Olympic gold medal in a row, and they got it eight minutes into an intense overtime period.

Thursday’s game – characterized by penalties and goaltending – tipped in the favour of the U.S. throughout the first two periods, with the Americans leading Canada 2-0.

Both teams upped the intensity in the third period, and with minutes left in regulation, Canada added two goals, tying the game up 2-2.

Canada’s Marie-Philip Poulin scored in the third to tie the game and again in overtime – giving Canada the gold medal.

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