Canada wins the gold medal at the 2022 Women’s World Hockey Championship

Brianne Jenner (BDZ Sports, Wikimedia Commons)

Team Canada won the gold medal on Sunday at the 2022 Women’s World Hockey Championship in Herning, Denmark. In the gold medal game, Canada defeated the United States 2-1.

Canadian Olympic gold medalist Brianne Jenner scored both of the goals for Team Canada. She scored the first goal at 9:30 of the second period from Canadian Olympic gold medalists Marie-Philip Poulin of Beauceville, Quebec and Ella Shelton of Ingersoll, Ontario. Jenner scored the second goal, the game-winning goal, at 10:54 of the second period from Canadian Olympic gold medalists Sarah Fillier of Georgetown, Ontario, and Sarah Nurse of Hamilton, Ontario.

Poulin won the gold medal for Canada at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. Jenner won the gold medal at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi and the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. Nurse, Fillier, and Shelton won the gold medal at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing.

This was the second straight Women’s World Hockey Championship where Canada won the gold medal. They previously won in 2021 in Calgary, Alberta. Team Canada once again beat the United States by a score of 3-2 in overtime on a game-wining goal by Poulin at 7:22 of the extra period.

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