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Wickenheiser, Johnston each score twice as Canadian women beat U.S.

Charline Labonte couldn’t have asked for a better homecoming. The Boisbriand, Que., native got the start in net in her hometown on Thursday night, where the Canadian women’s hockey team defeated the United States 6-3 in pre-Olympic action. “It’s incredible,” said Labonte. “I couldn’t have asked for more. To bring the Canadian team here against the Americans a I knew people would answer the call. We immediately felt their support. “I couldn’t have asked for anything better. It...

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Team Canada downs U.S. in pre-Olympic women’s hockey matchup

BOISBRIAND, QUE.—Hayley Wickenheiser and Rebecca Johnston each scored twice to give Canada's women's hockey team a 6-3 victory over the United States in pre-Olympic action on Thursday night. Caroline Ouellette and Jayna Hefford also scored for Canada, while Charline Labonte allowed three goals on 24 shots. Brianna Decker, Kendall Coyne, and Jocelyne Lamoureux scored for the Americans. Jessie Vetter, who only played the first period, made 10 saves. She was replaced by Molly Schaus, who...

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Canada, U.S. clash in women’s hockey in first of many meetings on road to Sochi

The game might be tactically conservative, but the players won’t hold anything else back when the Canadian women’s hockey team meets the United States on Saturday. The Canadian and American women square off in Burlington, Vt., in the first of up to eight meetings before the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, in February. A second exhibition game is scheduled for Oct. 17 in Boisbriand, Que. Canada and the U.S. have met in the final of...

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Labonte Gets Shut Out at Worlds

OTTAWA, Ont. - Marie-Philip Poulin set a new career best for goals in a women’s world championship Wednesday night, in Canada’s 13-0 victory over Switzerland at SBP Arena. It was the largest margin that Canada has ever beaten Switzerland by at a world championship. It also marks the first time Poulin, of Beauceville, Que.,  has scored four goals in a world championship tournament, let alone in a single game. In each of the past two world...

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Canada beats U.S. 3-2 in shootout; Wakefield scores winner, but Wickenheiser leaves early

OTTAWA, Ont. – Jennifer Wakefield (Pickering, Ont./Toronto, CWHL) scored the decisive goal of the shootout to give Canada a 3-2 win in a tense game which saw the Americans grab an early 2-0 lead, only to see Canada rally late in the third. The victory was tempered by Canada's captain, Hayley Wickenheiser (Shaunavon, Sask./University of Calgary, CIS), leaving the game early in the second period. She had missed the Canadian Interuniversity Sport finals in Toronto...

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Canada’s National Women’s Team roster announced for 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship

OTTAWA, Ont. – Hockey Canada announced Monday Canada’s National Women’s Team roster for the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship, taking place April 2-9 in Ottawa. The 23-player roster includes three goaltenders, seven defencemen and 13 forwards, including 22 returnees from the Canadian contingent that won the gold medal at the 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship in Burlington, Vt., last April. Prior to the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship, Canada’s...

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Labonté leads defending champs Montreal Stars to shutout over

Goaltender Charline Labonté made 21 saves to register her second shutout in as many games as her Stars defeated the Toronto Furies 2-0 in Thursday night Clarkson Cup action at the Centennial Community Centre in Markham, Ont. The gold medal-winning Olympian netminder was not tested as often as her Toronto counterpart, but maintained focus to make some big saves for her team. “As a goalie you want to get as many shots as possible, that's...

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Labonté, Ouellette,Bonhomme Interview at Winter Camp

Check out this video of Charline Labonté, Caroline Ouellette and Tessa Bonhomme at a recent Winter Camp held in Ottawa, Ontario. The Winter Camp is the last get together prior to the 2013 World Championships taking place in April.

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