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Canada’s National Women’s Team closed out the Ontario leg of the Rivalry Series on Tuesday night, dropping a 2-0 decision
to the United States in front of 8,385 fans at TD Place
• Canada held a 26-20 edge in shots on goal, including 14-5 in the third
• Ann-Renée Desbiens (La Malbaie, Que.) turned aside 18 shots.
• Brianne Jenner (Oakville, Ont.) led the
way among all skaters with 22:39 minutes of ice time, while Jocelyne Larocque (Ste. Anne, Man.) registered 22:08
minutes to pace all defenders.
• Canada’s penalty kill finished four-for-six.
Canada’s National Women’s Team will face three national men’s under-17
teams next in an unique event billed as the
Capital City Challenge. Preliminary-round action kicks off on Friday, Nov. 26 when Canada faces
Team Canada White in the tournament opener at 12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT.
Canada’s National Women’s Team vs. Team Canada White – Friday, Nov. 26 (12 p.m. ET/9 a.m. PT)
“One of the big takeaways is that it’s going to a be a battle right to the
end and it’s going to be competitive. I think both teams match up well
against each other and we can expect a battle moving forward. Tonight, specifically, the takeaway is that we have to be much more selective on the
type of penalties we take. We can’t take the penalties that cost us, giving
them a chance to win.”
- Head coach Troy Ryan (Spryfield, N.S.) on needing to be more
“It was a momentum swing and that one wasn’t in our favour, but I think we
were happy with the chances we generated on the power play. Obviously we’d
like to get one. We kind of measure success with our power play if we’re
gaining momentum for our team. We needed to find a way to get one tonight
and we didn’t. We’re a team that
doesn’t try to ride the emotional ups and downs of a game and tries to keep
plugging away, and we believed until the last couple of seconds that we had
Jenner on not capitalizing on the power play
“It was obviously a very special night for me, I had lots of family and
friends in the building. I grew up coming to this building watching the
[Ottawa] 67’s so it was definitely a special night. We would
have liked to win, but I couldn’t have asked for a better group to share the
moment with and it was pretty special.
Jamie Lee Rattray (Kanata, Ont.) on playing in front of her hometown
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