Game Report 1477 IIHF Women's World Championship
PLAYED AT: Sandman Centre
Date: Mar 28, 2016
GAME NOTES: MASCHMEYER STEALS SHOW, BUT CANADA DROPS WORLDS OPENER JASON LA ROSE KAMLOOPS, B.C. – Emerance Maschmeyer (Bruderheim, Alta./Harvard University, ECAC) was absolutely spectacular, finishing with 35 saves, but Canada’s National Women’s Team fell 3-1 to the United States in the opening game for both Monday at the 2016 IIHF Women’s World Championship. The Canadian netminder stopped the first 31 shots she faced, many of them of the did-you-see-that variety, but the Americans struck three times in the final 10:02 to escape a raucous Sandman Centre with the win. Laura Fortino (Hamilton, Ont./Brampton, CWHL) had the lone goal for Canada, opening the scoring on the power play in the first minute of the third period. The first 40 minutes belonged to Maschmeyer, who was a perfect 24-for-24; she was the backbone of a Canadian penalty kill that kept the Americans off the scoreboard on their first five power-play chances, including two five-on-three advantages in the opening 22 minutes. Canada only needed one chance on the power play to find the back of the net; just 14 seconds into the third period, a loose puck found its way back to Fortino, who snapped a shot past U.S. goaltender Alex Rigsby. The Americans finally solved Maschmeyer midway through the final frame when Hilary Knight beat the netminder to the glove side after a rush down the left wing, and Brianna Decker knocked in the game-winner on the sixth and final American power play with 6:05 to go. The Canadians had a glorious opportunity to tie the game in the dying minutes after a turnover right in front of the U.S. net, but her quick shot rang off the crossbar behind Rigsby. Knight added her second goal into an empty net with 19.1 seconds left to cap the scoring. The Americans finished with a 38-23 advantage in shots on goal. Canada is right back on the ice Tuesday night in Kamloops, taking on Russia in the second of three preliminary-round games; the puck drops at 10:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. PT.
Visiting Team: Canada
Home Team: United States
CANADA LINEUP
Pos No.   Name
G30  Maschmeyer, Emerance
G32  Labonté, Charline
  Agosta, Meghan
  Larocque, Jocelyne
  Lacquette, Brigette
  Rougeau, Lauriane
  Johnston, Rebecca
  Fortino, Laura
  Wakefield, Jennifer
 11  Saulnier, Jill
 12  Mikkelson, Meaghan
 17  Bram, Bailey
 19  Jenner, Brianne
 22  Wickenheiser, Hayley
 24  Spooner, Natalie
 29  Poulin, Marie-Philip
 37  Davis, Sarah
 38  Krzyzaniak, Halli
 39  Clark, Emily
 40  Turnbull, Blayre
   
CANADA PENALTIES
Per. No.  Min  Offence Off PP PS Start On
1st39 2:00 Slashing minor 4:501 4:5017:10
1st2:00 Slashing minor 5:461 5:4616:14
1st11 2:00 (auto) Body Checking minor 20:001 20:002:00
2nd2:00 (auto) Holding the Stick minor 1:461 1:460:14
2nd38 2:00 (auto) Cross-Checking minor 17:121 17:124:48
3rd12 2:00 (auto) High-Sticking minor 12:091 12:099:51
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
UNITED STATES LINEUP
Pos No.   Name
G31  Vetter, Jessie
G33  Rigsby, Alex
  Stecklein, Lee
  Keller, Megan
  Lamoureux-Morando, Monique
  Pfalzer, Emily
  Bozek, Megan
 10  Duggan, Meghan
 11  Skarupa, Haley
 14  Decker, Brianna
 16  Stack, Kelli
 17  Lamoureux-Davidson, Jocelyne
 21  Knight, Hilary
 23  Picard, Michelle
 24  Darkangelo, Shiann
 25  Carpenter, Alex
 26  Coyne Schofield, Kendall
 27  Pankowski, Annie
 32  Trivigno, Dana
 36  Hickel, Zoe
 37  Pelkey, Amanda
UNITED STATES PENALTIES
Per. No.  Min  Offence Off PP PS Start On
2nd2:00 (auto) Holding minor 19:051 19:052:55
3rd2:00 Tripping minor 7:441 7:4414:16
3rd17 2:00 (auto) Interference minor 10:581 10:5811:02
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
CANADA Goals CANADA PLAYERS (plus) UNITED STATES PLAYERS (minus)
Per. Time    G-As1-As2    
3rd:14 PP 8-24-29            
                
                
UNITED STATES Goals UNITED STATES PLAYERS (plus) CANADA PLAYERS (minus)
Per. Time    G-As1-As2    
3rd9:58  21-7-17            
3rd13:55 PP 14-7            
3rd19:40  21-14            
POWER PLAY OPPORTUNITIES
CANADA 1 / 3
UNITED STATES 1 / 6
PENALTY SUMMARY
CANADA 12 min / 6 inf
UNITED STATES 6 min / 3 inf
POINT SUMMARY
CANADA 1 G + 2 A = 3 Pts
UNITED STATES 3 G + 4 A = 7 Pts
SCORING 1 2 3 Total
CANADA0011
UNITED STATES0033
GOALTENDER/SAVES (Time) 1 2 3 Tot. On Off
CAN - Maschmeyer (58:33) (L)12131035/0:003rd/18:33
CAN - Maschmeyer (0:20) (L)0000/19:403rd/20:00
USA - Rigsby (60:00) (W)67922/0:003rd/20:00
Stars of the Game TIME OF GAME:
  -  Start: 10:30 PM
  -  End: 10:30 PM
  -  Attendance:
OFFICIALS
Referee: Gabriella Gran
Referee: Aina Hove
Linesman: Ilona Novotna
Linesman: Johanna Tauriainen
CERTIFIED CORRECT
 


This report has been checked and verified against the Official IIHF Women's World Championship Game Report.