USA Women’s Hockey Captures Second-Ever Silver Medal

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team Falls to Canada, 2-0, in Gold-Medal Game of 2010 Olympic Winter Games

VANCOUVER, B.C. – The U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team fell to Canada, 2-0, here this afternoon in the gold-medal game of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. With a 4-0-0-1 overall record at the tournament, Team USA captured its second-ever Olympic silver medal.

“We can walk out of the arena with our heads held high,” said Mark Johnson, head coach of the U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team. “I’m very proud of our team. They competed for 60 minutes today and came up a little short. It stings a little bit now, but we came away with the silver medal, and we should be proud.”

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U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team Defeats China 12-1

Potter Becomes All-Time U.S. Olympic Women’s Points Leader with Five-Point Night

VANCOUVER, B.C. – The U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team recorded a 12-1 victory over China here today in its first game of the 2010 Olympic Winter Games. Jenny Potter (Edina, Minn.) set a U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team single-game record with five points (3-2) and also became the United States’ all-time Olympic Winter Games career points leader (17GP, 8-18–26).

“It was a great way for us to start the tournament for a lot of reasons,” said Mark Johnson, head coach of the U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team. “Our young players got to go out for their first Olympic experience in front of a great crowd and face good opposition. I’m encouraged by the way we got started and look forward to our next game against Russia.”

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