Canada’s women’s national ice hockey team participates in various international events, the climax of which, is the Winter Olympic Games. Team Canada competes for an Olympic gold medal against the best women’s national teams in the world.
Either way it finished, it was going to be a storybook ending for one team and devastating for the other with a gold medal on the line at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics.
When Meaghan Mikkelson looks back over the 10 years she been called upon to represent Canada with the women’s national hockey team, there is one person she can name that was instrumental in getting her to a third trip to the Olympics.
The U.S. and Canadian women’s hockey teams have faced off 10 times over the past five months, but all that matters now is the one game in front of both squads.
It took two trips to the Olympics for Geneviève Lacasse to get her first game in net for Canada’s national women’s team and she wasn’t about to squander the opportunity.
In her sophomore outing with the Canadian national women’s team at the Olympics, it could be considered Mélodie Daoust’s coming out party.
Canada’s national women’s team opened their Olympic tournament with a 5-0 win over the Olympic Athletes from Russia. Canada outshot OAR in the first period 15-5, but could not get an advantage on the scoreboard as both sides were blanked.
Shannon Szabados recorded the shutout and seven different Canadian players scored in a 10-0 win over Switzerland at a pre-Olympics exhibition game on Sunday.
The three goalies that are hoping to help Canada win their fifth-straight Olympic gold medal have unveiled the ultra-Canadian paint jobs on their helmets.
When Canada announced their 23-person women’s hockey roster for the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games, they forgot to mention one key player — confidence.
She isn’t quite the oldest on the team, Meaghan Mikkelson has that honour, but Meghan Agosta has some of the most experience for Team Canada’s women’s national team.
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