Germany stuns Canada to make first hockey final, face Russians for gold

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Szabados, who made 36 saves in the gold-medal game, received the IIHF Directorate award as Top Goaltender, while Canadians Mélodie Daoust (Valleyfield, Que./McGill University, RSEQ) and Laura Fortino (Hamilton, Ont./Markham, CWHL) were also recognized for their tournament play, being selected to the Media All-Star Team.

Ted-Jan Bloemen, the long track speed skater who won gold in the 10,000-metre finals and silver in the 5,000, which was Canada's first men's medal at that distance since Willy Logan's 1932 bronze.

Jessie Diggins and the USA women's cross-country skiing team attempt to win the US's first gold medal in a women's cross-country event.

The incident triggered some memories of what happened after the recent final of the World Junior Championships in January, when another beaten hockey star wasn't content with silver. That includes Kaprizov, a Minnesota Wild prospect who has been one of the best players in the tournament and could be in the National Hockey League as soon as next season.

Canada lost 3-2 to the United States in the women's hockey gold medal game in a tiebreaker shootout on Thursday when the teams couldn't settle their quadrennial grudge match in 60 minutes of regulation and another 20 minutes of sudden-death overtime.

Shuster's victory follows a particularly rocky Olympic path.

Adam Rippon closes out his competitive experience in PyeongChang with a 10th-place finish.

"It's a pretty good story". "This is just another step". "I've butchered it a thousand times, just ran into tires, tripped over tires just working on my hands". The cushion came with a power play goal by Patrick Hagfer on a five-minute major penalty following a heavy blindsided hit by Mason Raymond.

"We're just proud of obviously the whole effort from Team Canada and our local connection, Meghan Agosta", he explained.

Married couple Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim delivered for the U.S.in the team event and finished 15th in the pairs event. She has 17 goals in the Winter Games - one short of the record - and she also scored on the second Canadian attempt in the shootout to knot the tiebreaker 1-1.

Rooney said she's been told it's important to stay calm under pressure.

Tom Kühnhackl of the Pittsburgh Penguins knows all about the " Wunder von Innsbruck", as his father Erich was part of the 1976 bronze medal winning team. "It's an honour every time", she said through tears.

"We didn't start the way we wanted".

Swedish lead Christoffer Sundgren was talking to reporters after the victory when coach Peja Lindholm came up and kissed him on the cheek.

The team qualified for the Olympics - a second for Landsteiner and alternate Joe Polo, and a first for Hamilton and George.

"We really try to develop a field of play", American skip John Shuster said.

Sweden picked up two points in the first end and then four in the fourth to take a 6-1 lead.

"It seemed like everything they shot went in early", said Desjardins.

While women's hockey does not get almost as much attention as men's does, the U.S.

He added: "Anyone that's been watching the grand slams of curling, we've got European teams winning all the time".

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