Canada won the gold medal of the Under-18 Women’s Hockey World Championship by triumphing by the 3 to 2 mark over the United States, Monday, in Madison in Wisconsin.
The Canadians thus managed to take advantage of a 7-0 draw against the same Americans in the preliminary phase of the tournament.
On the way to this gold medal, Canada scored the first three goals of the final, before outscoring the next two and finally clashed with a thin advance.
Alexia Aubin, in a power game, as well as Ava Murphy and Jocelyn Amos scored the goals of the Canadian team, during the first 33 minutes of the clash.
Finley McCarthy and Claire Enright believed it would have been good to change the side wind by marking seven seconds of interval at the end of the second third, but Canadian goalkeeper Mari Pietersen made important stops and within 20 minutes.
Pietersen, on the other hand, was voted match player for Canada, after stopping 29 rounds. Her American Annelies Bergmann made 21 shots.
The Under-18 Women’s Hockey World Championship has been canceled by a report due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event had to initially take place in January in Linkoping and Mjolby, Sweden, before it could be postponed and relocated.
The 2021 event, which was supposed to take place in the same Swedish cities, has been canceled, while the Junior Hockey World Championships, in Edmonton, and the Under -18 World Championships in Frisco, Texas, are proceeded as planned.
The International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) has provoked a lively reaction on social media by announcing the cancellation of the 2022 women’s tournament two weeks after its departure, on 8 January. The announcement came on the eve of the start of the Junior Hockey World Championships in Edmonton _ which lasted only four days due to the closure of COVID-19.
The IIHF announced in March that the Under -18 Women’s Hockey World Championship would have moved and postponed rather than canceled.
Finland wins the Scandinavian duel
In the bronze medal match, Finland prevailed by a score of 3-0 against Sweden.
The Finns were carried away by the turn of the hat of attacker Sanni Vanhanen, who is only 16 years old.
Vanhanen broke the ice for his nation with the help of a precise finger shot at a digital advantage, towards the end of the second period.
She then scored two insurance goals in the last three. Finnish goalkeeper Emilia Kyrkko has about 35 arrests.