US beats Canada for gold in women's hockey game
The United States has beaten Canada in a shootout to win their first Olympic gold since 1998 in women's hockey.
Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson scored in the first extra round of the first shootout tiebreaker in Olympic women's hockey history on Thursday to give the United States the gold medal with a 3-2 victory.
Maddie Rooney stopped Meghan Agosta on her second try of the shootout to clinch it. Rooney stopped 29 shots in regulation and the 20-minute overtime. Shannon Szabados made 39 saves for Canada, which had won four straight Olympic gold medals.
It was 2-2 after three periods and 2-2 through five shooters in the tie-breaker.
It was the second straight overtime in the gold medal game for these two teams, but the first shootout in Olympic women's hockey history.