Game Report 692 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship
PLAYED AT: Ice Center – Rink 1
Date: Mar 30, 2014
GAME NOTES: CANADIAN U18 WOMEN ON TOP OF THE WORLD – AGAIN KRISTEN LIPSCOMBE BUDAPEST, Hungary – Team Canada is as good as gold, once again. For the third straight year, Canada finds itself at the “top of the world,” after defeating the United States 5-1 on Sunday afternoon at the Budapest Ice Center. The 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship victory gives the Canadians an edge over their rivals in the record books, as Canada has now won four gold medals and the Americans have won three since the event’s inception seven years ago. Always a bitter battle on the ice, the first period in Sunday’s match-up went scoreless, with each team getting multiple power play opportunities and the puck flying up and down the ice in an exciting competition, as expected. Family and friends who travelled from North America to Europe to take in the big event enthusiastically cheered on both teams, stripes and stars filling one side of the stands and maple leaf flags being proudly waved on the other. It wasn’t until just over 15 minutes into the second period, when Canada was on a power play, that Victoria Bach (Milton, Ont./Mississauga, PWHL) fed linemate Sarah Potomak (Aldergrove, B.C./Pursuit of Excellence, Midget AAA), who buried the puck to kick-start an impressive scoring streak. Ève-Audrey Picard (Longueuil, Que./St-Laurent, CEGEP) notched another just over a minute later, on assists from Alexandra Labelle (St-Louis-de-Gonzague, Que./St-Laurent, CEGEP) and Samantha Fieseler (Kelowna, B.C./Pursuit of Excellence, JWHL), while Samantha Cogan (Ottawa, Ont./Nepean, PWHL) let off a beautiful shot at 18:34 of the second to make it 3-0 after 40 minutes of play. Although U.S. forward Alexandria Laing was able to narrow the gap to 3-1 early in the third, Picard and Potomak answered back by scoring their second goals of the game late in the period to put Canada up 5-1 in the gold medal game’s final minutes. As the clock ticked down, the Canadian fans whooped and hollered and players waited eagerly on the bench, until finally the buzzer sounded and they were able to jump over the boards and pile up on the ice with their teammates in celebration. Shea Tiley (Shallow Lake, Ont./Waterloo, PWHL) earned the win between the posts, and was named player of the game for Canada. Bach, Tiley and captain Lauren Wildfang (Waterdown, Ont./Toronto, PWHL) were named Canada’s three top players of the tournament. “All the girls are really happy that we did it together,” Wildfang said. “Our spirit, our energy that we had going for us, … our slogan that we lived by; … we had so many great keys to the game that really put us on top.” Canada’s National Women’s Under-18 Team adhered to the team motto “Grounded We Stand Tall” leading up to and during the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship.
Visiting Team: Canada
Home Team: United States
CANADA LINEUP
Pos No.   Name
G Tiley, Shea
G30  Sauvé, Kassidy
  Fieseler, Samantha
  Noronha, Hailey
  Pinkney, Kaila
  MacMillan, Ainsley
  Healey, Jessica
  Zandee-Hart, Micah
 10  Miller, Hannah
 12  Bach, Victoria
 13  Labelle, Alexandra
 14  Wilson-Bennett, Breanne
 15  Cogan, Samantha
 16  Picard, Éve-Audrey
 17  Bellerive, Brielle
 18  Stacey, Brooke
 19  Leslie, Rebecca
 21  Wildfang, Lauren
 23  Heffernan, Karly
 25  Lalancette, Stéphanie
 26  Potomak, Sarah
 27  Spring, Lauren
CANADA PENALTIES
Per. No.  Min  Offence Off PP PS Start On
1st23 2:00 (auto) Body Checking minor 2:051 2:0519:55
2nd19 2:00 (auto) Cross-Checking minor 8:111 8:1113:49
3rd23 2:00 (auto) Holding minor 2:161 2:1619:44
3rd21 2:00 (auto) Delay of Game minor 2:311 2:3119:29
3rd10 2:00 Slashing minor 5:561 5:5616:04
3rd2:00 (auto) Delay of Game minor 10:301 10:3011:30
3rd17 2:00 (auto) Boarding minor 11:031 11:0310:57
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
UNITED STATES LINEUP
Pos No.   Name
G29  O Neil, Erin
G30  Burt, Kaitlin
  Bizal, Grace
  Dunne, Jincy
  Roque, Abby
  Sullivan, Victoria
  Williamson, Taylor
  Baldwin, Sydney
  Skarzynski, Sophie
 10  Zarzecki, Grace
 11  Kent, Makenzie
 12  Lonergan, Caitrin
 13  Rolfes, Maddie
 15  Keller, Megan
 16  Laing, Alexandria
 17  Marshall, Patricia
 19  Ahbe, Brooke
 21  Wellhausen, Baylee
 22  Cianfarano, Taylar
 24  Gilmore, Rebecca
 26  Samoskevich, Melissa
 27  Rodgers, Maliya
UNITED STATES PENALTIES
Per. No.  Min  Offence Off PP PS Start On
1st15 2:00 (auto) Holding minor 16:081 16:085:52
1st2:00 Tripping minor 19:191 19:192:41
2nd17 2:00 (auto) Delay of Game minor 14:331 14:337:27
3rd15 2:00 Tripping minor 18:451 18:453:15
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
CANADA Goals CANADA PLAYERS (plus) UNITED STATES PLAYERS (minus)
Per. Time    G-As1-As2    
2nd15:04 PP 26-12            
2nd16:12  16-13-25            
2nd18:34  15-23            
3rd15:23  16-13            
3rd17:51  26            
UNITED STATES Goals UNITED STATES PLAYERS (plus) CANADA PLAYERS (minus)
Per. Time    G-As1-As2    
3rd2:45 PP 16            
                
                
                
                
POWER PLAY OPPORTUNITIES
CANADA 1 / 4
UNITED STATES 1 / 7
PENALTY SUMMARY
CANADA 14 min / 7 inf
UNITED STATES 8 min / 4 inf
POINT SUMMARY
CANADA 5 G + 5 A = 10 Pts
UNITED STATES 1 G + A = 1 Pts
SCORING 1 2 3 Total
CANADA0325
UNITED STATES0011
GOALTENDER/SAVES (Time) 1 2 3 Tot. On Off
CAN - Tiley (60:00) (W)144826/0:003rd/20:00
USA - O Neil (57:00) (L)814022/0:003rd/17:00
USA - O Neil (2:08) (L)0044/17:523rd/20:00
Stars of the Game TIME OF GAME:
  -  Start: 12:30 PM
  -  End: 12:30 PM
  -  Attendance:
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CERTIFIED CORRECT
 


This report has been checked and verified against the Official IIHF Ice Hockey U18 Women’s World Championship Game Report.