For the primary time because the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics, we have now a Canada-U.S. gold medal sport.
Canada enters the ultimate of the IIHF Ladies’s World Championship an ideal 6-0, and appears just like the favorite to win its first world championship since 2012. The Individuals, 5-1 on the match, have performed nicely too, and have the final 5 world titles on their facet.
The final time these two groups performed, on this match’s preliminary spherical, Canada handily beat the U.S., 5-1. However anticipate this to be a lot nearer — within the final 9 gold medal sport conferences (at Worlds and the Olympics), seven video games have gone to additional time or a shootout, and solely as soon as has a gold medal been received by greater than a one-goal margin.
The puck will drop at 7:30 p.m. ET, and The Athletic‘s Hailey Salvian and Sean Gentille shall be right here running a blog the sport till a gold medal is awarded.
Here is some pregame studying materials to set the stage:
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