Feb 17 2018
Team Canada coach Willie Desjardins wants more consistency out of his team in its second Olympic outing Saturday against the Czech Republic.
Lamoureux-Davidson, who scored the fastest back-to-back goals in Olympic history in the USA win over Russian Federation, went too slow and Lacasse easily deflected her backhand shot.
Perhaps the biggest takeaway from the first game, however, is that the Canadians have dispelled any fear that they don't belong. Canada and the United States are the only countries to ever win gold at the Olympics. Lamoureux's twin sister Jocelyne touched off an even larger brawl in a December 4-1 USA win in Grand Forks, N.D. When it was all over the referee had handed out 10 fighting majors and there were six US players in the penalty box, five Canadians.
But Coyne beat Lacasse between the pads 23 seconds into the third to halve Canada's lead.
Noreau hammered home a power-play goal at 7:30 of the opening period when Canada took a two-goal lead.
However, just 23 seconds into the third period speedy US forward Kendall Coyne got past the Canadian defenders and put the puck between the legs of the Canadian netminder to cut the lead to one.
Less than a minute after Bourque's second, Wolski split two Swiss defensemen and wired a wrist shot past Genoni into the top corner.
Simon Moser pulled one back for Switzerland on the power play at 7:33 of the third, tapping in a puck that trickled through Ben Scrivens' legs after a goalmouth scramble.
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Denmark tied the score in the final end, forcing the game into overtime. Decker hit two posts, the second in the final seconds, before the two rivals ended up in a scrum.
Canadian defender Brigette Lacquette roofed a backhand over Rooney late in the period, but the whistle was already sounding for players in the crease and it was quickly waived off.
Canada also lost its first game of the tournament, going down 8-6 against South Korea. It was Lacasse, stopping 44 of 45 shots as Team Canada defeated the Americans 2-1 in a typically-spirited preliminary battle between the two women's hockey superpowers.
One of the new things players on either side of the border war agree on is that the rivalry brings out the best with both teams. That the Canadians won anyway matters because they have won five straight games against the Americans.
The United States and Canada showdown on ice lived up to the hype on Wednesday night with a 2-1 victory for the neighbors from the north. "Today I am so proud and excited to have been named to Canada's Olympic Hockey Team".
The Canadian women have had puck drops at 9:10 p.m. and 4:40 p.m. and Thursday's game started just after noon local time.
Afterward, Danish skip Madeleine Dupont said she disagreed with Canada's decision to remove the rock.
A Vancouver police officer since 2014, Agosta is playing in her fourth Olympic Games, winning gold with the team in Torino in 2006, Vancouver in 2010 and Sochi in 2014.
Feb 17 2018
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Feb 17 2018
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The federal government has taken action against the dumping of subsidized steel imports from other countries, including China. Trump has until April 11 to announce his decision on steel import curbs and by April 20 to decide on aluminum restrictions.
Feb 17 2018
Speaking for energy group, Ayotte welcomes Romney to Utah US Senate race
Shortly after the Friday morning announcement, House Speaker Paul Ryan, Romney's running mate in 2012, endorsed the campaign. Anderson also said that Romney reached out to him in regards to his comments and "accepted my apology without hesitation".
Feb 16 2018
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The 36-year-old American took time away from the sport to give birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia and get married, to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian .
Feb 11 2018
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Feb 11 2018
Hong Kong Bus Crash Kills at Least 18 and Injures Over 60
Local media outlets have quoted an injured person as saying that the bus was going very fast when it entered a curve. Deadly accidents are rare on Hong Kong's public transport system, which it promotes as among the best in the world.
Feb 10 2018
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Canaan underwent surgery February 1 to fix the ankle he injured the previous day in a game against the Dallas Mavericks. Payton is averaging a career-best 13 points on 37 percent shooting from three.
Feb 10 2018
Kelly Knew Porter's Security Clearance Would Be Denied Weeks Ago
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Feb 09 2018
England unveil fresh World Cup kits
Gernot Rohr's men will wear the shirts for the first time on March 23 when they face Poland in a friendly in Warsaw. On twitter they poked fun at the kit, with some vowing not to part with their hard-earned cash this summer.
Feb 09 2018
Food may influence cancer spread
Food intake has been linked to cancer growth in the past, and this new study is another example of the connection. Foods that contain high amounts of asparagines include poultry meat and eggs, dairy, whey, beef, fish, sea foods.
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