Winter Olympics spoiler alert: Women's hockey final: Canada vs. US
By GREG BEACHAM
AP Sports Writer
Results of Women's hockey gold medal match between Canada and US.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia ó Canada beat its American rival 2-0 to win the womenís hockey gold medal in a third straight Olympics.
Marie-Philip Poulin scored two goals and Shannon Szabados made 28 saves Thursday before a raucous Vancouver crowd ringing cowbells and waving thousands of maple leaf flags.
After Poulinís two first-period scores, the Canadians dominated every aspect of the biggest game in this young sport, earning their 15th straight Olympic victory.
Playing with a consistency and passion its menís team hopes to emulate this weekend, Canada hasnít lost at the Olympics since 1998, when the Americans won their first womenís gold.