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Saturday, April 8, 2017

Storybook Ending for Women's USA Hockey Team

Team USA did it 3-2, with Hilary Knight's game-winning goal in the overtime period. This gives Team USA their first Worlds win on home soil, and their eighth overall.

Game highlights from USA Hockey

Considering everything that the team has been through in recent months, this is a poignant victory, and there should be no doubt that the WNT is best in the world. Congratulations, Team USA!

Post game commentary

In the overall rankings, Kendall Coyne was the scoring leader, with 5 goals. 
Brianna Decker had the most assists with 9, and she was also the +/- leader. 
Hannah Brandt won the most face-offs with a 70.21%. 
Goalkeeper with the highest SVS% was Nicole Hensley with 96.43. 
Monique Lamoureux was the lead scoring defenseman with 6 points. 
Hilary Knight ranked third in points, and Amanda Kessel ranked fifth. 

These are the people you want to watch. 

Amanda Kessel is in the NWHL New York Riveters.
Hilary Knight is in the NWHL Boston Pride.
Monique Lamoureux is in the Minnesota Whitecaps.
Hannah Brandt is in the Minnesota Whitecaps.
Brianna Decker is in the NWHL Boston Pride.
Kendall Coyne is in the Minnesota Whitecaps.

AND they lived happily ever after.

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