Canada trounces Japan 9-0 at Women’s World Hockey Championship

Marie-Philip Poulin (HockeyMedia, Wikimedia Commons)

Team Canada has won their third straight game at the 2022 Women’s World Hockey Championship in Herning, Denmark. On Sunday, Canada clobbered Japan by a score of 9-0.

Three Canadian players had three-point games to lead the team in scoring. They were Canadian Olympic gold medalists Marie-Philip Poulin of Beauceville, Quebec, Sarah Fillier of Georgetown, Ontario, and Victoria Bach of Milton, Ontario. Poulin had two goals and one assist for three points, while Fillier and Bach each had one goal and two assists for three points.

Four more Canadians had a multi-point game. Canadian Olympic gold medalists Ella Shelton of Ingersoll, Ontario and Blayre Turnbull of Stellarton, Nova Scotia each had one goal and one assist for two points. Meanwhile, Canadian Olympic gold medalists Jocelyne Larocque of Ste. Anne, Manitoba and Erin Ambrose of Keswick, Ontario each had two assists. The other Canadian goal scorers were Canadian Olympic gold medalists Emma Maltais of Burlington, Ontario and Jamie Lee Rattray of Kanata, Ontario, along with Sarah Potomak of Aldergrove, British Columbia. In net, Emerance Maschmeyer of Bruderheim, Alberta made five saves for the shutout.

Poulin, Fillier, Bach, Shelton, Turnbull, Larocque, Ambrose, Maltais and Rattray won a gold medal for Canada at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. Poulin won a gold medal for Canada at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, and Poulin and Larocque won the gold medal at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi. 


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