U.S. Women's Hockey Team Wins First Olympic Gold Since '98 After Besting Canadian Rivals in Shootout

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PEOPLE.com—It’s been 20 years since the U.S. women’s hockey team beat Canada at the Winter Olympics — a dry spell they broke on Thursday afternoon after beating the Canadians 3-2 in a dramatic penalty shootout. The gold medal game, in Gangneung, South Korea, (which aired early Thursday morning stateside) was the latest installment in the recurring rivalry for first place at the Games between America and its northern neighbor. Since women’s ice hockey was introduced at the Olympics in 1998, the two teams...

USA Women’s Ice Hockey Team Defeats Canada To Win Olympic Gold In Dramatic Overtime Shootout. Canada vs. the United States Women’s 2018 Olympic Hockey gold medal game will go down in history as one of the greatest match-ups ever. Team USA won in a super dramatic shootout!