Friday Dec 01, 2023

Last 2 video games of Rivalry Sequence between Canadian, U.S. girls’s hockey groups set for Quebec

Last 2 video games of Rivalry Sequence between Canadian, U.S. girls’s hockey groups set for Quebec

The Canadian girls’s hockey workforce will play the U.S. twice in Quebec in February to conclude the 2022-2023 Rivalry Sequence, Hockey Canada introduced on Thursday.

The Colisée Vidéotron in Trois-Rivières, Que., will host the primary match on Feb. 20. The groups will meet once more two days later at Place Bell in Laval, Que. It will be the primary time the Individuals will play within the province since 2017.

Canada will solely safe the Rivalry Sequence title if the workforce is ready to win each video games, since the U.S. leads 3-2.

The Canadian girls misplaced the primary three video games within the sequence in November earlier than bouncing again to take two victories in December.

“Our workforce is happy to carry the Rivalry Sequence to Quebec subsequent month and play the US in Trois-Rivières and Laval,” mentioned workforce captain and three-time Olympic champion Marie-Philip Poulin, who hails from Beauceville, Que.

“We hope that the video games will encourage younger women and boys to chase their hockey desires, and we can’t wait to play on house ice in entrance of the very best followers on the planet.”

Poulin of Beauceville, Que., leads Canada with three objectives and an help whereas American ahead Hilary Knight tops the sequence with 4 objectives and three assists in 5 video games.

The ladies’s workforce and Hockey Canada agreed of their athletes’ settlement introduced final month {that a} revenue-sharing settlement on Rivalry Sequence will permit the athletes to generate profits on the occasion.

Canada has overwhelmed the U.S. within the ultimate of two straight girls’s world championships and can chase a 3rd title April 5-16 in Brampton, Ont.

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