2016-17 National Women's Team

2016 4 Nations Cup
Game #2
Pre
Final
November 1, 2016 12:30 pm EST
Järvenpää Arena
Järvenpää, FIN

Scoring

Teams
1st
2nd
3rd
Final
Teams
1
2
3
F
0
0
0
0
2
0
1
3

Shots on Goal

1st
2nd
3rd
Final
Teams
1
2
3
F
3
5
10
18
8
13
11
32

Statistics

Teams
PP
PIM
0 / 3
12
0 / 6
6

Game Story

MASCHMEYER SHUTS OUT FINLAND AT 4 NATIONS CUP

WENDY GRAVES

JÄRVENPÄÄ, Finland – Emerance Maschmeyer (Bruderheim, Alta./Calgary, CWHL) made 18 saves and Canada’s National Women’s Team shut out Finland 3-0 in its opening game of the 2016 4 Nations Cup.

It was Maschmeyer’s fourth shutout with the National Women’s Team in 10 career games.

Rebecca Johnston (Sudbury, Ont./Calgary, CWHL), Brigette Lacquette (Mallard, Man./Brampton, CWHL) and Natalie Spooner (Scarborough, Ont./Toronto, CWHL) scored. Johnston also added an assist in the win.

Marie-Philip Poulin (Beauceville, Que./Montreal, CWHL) had two helpers, and Laura Fortino (Hamilton, Ont./Brampton, CWHL), Laura Stacey (Kleinburg, Ont./Brampton, CWHL) – in her debut with the National Women’s Team – and Brianne Jenner (Oakville, Ont./Calgary, CWHL) had one each.

Canada has never lost to Finland at the 4 Nations Cup, a streak that now stretches 28 games back to 1996.

Forty-eight hours after meeting in a pre-competition game, the two sides were at it again. And much like the first time, Canada took an early lead.

A little more than three minutes in on the rush, Johnston scored with a backhand tip on a centering pass from Poulin.

Canada doubled its lead later in the period when Lacquette’s shot from just outside the circle went off the post and in. In picking up an assist on the goal, Stacey recorded her first point with the national team.

After neither team could score in the second, Finland came out pressing to start the third. Maschmeyer was tested early and forced to make a good kick save in the opening minutes to keep her clean sheet intact.

Her team gave her some more breathing room moments later. Amid a body of players in a scramble in front of the net, Spooner found the back of the net.

A pair of penalties to Finland early in the third gave Canada two full minutes on a two-man advantage, but the team was unable to convert. Canada finished 0/6 on the power play.

The Canadians outshot the Finns 35-18 on the game. Noora Räty took the loss.

Canada next plays on Wednesday when it faces off against Sweden (12:30 p.m. ET/9:30 a.m. PT).

Play by Play

Team
Description
Time
1st Period
GOAL
Goal: Rebecca Johnston

Assists: Laura Fortino, Marie-Philip Poulin
03:20
GOAL
Goal: Brigette Lacquette

Assists: Laura Stacey, Brianne Jenner
15:06
PENALTY
Penalty: Petra Nieminen
Tripping (2:00)
17:40
PENALTY
Penalty: Laura Stacey
Slashing (2:00)
19:37
2nd Period
PENALTY
Penalty: Noora Tulus
Boarding (2:00)
03:43
PENALTY
Penalty: Brigette Lacquette
Slashing (2:00)
10:44
PENALTY
Penalty: Susanna Tapani
Unnecessary Roughness (2:00)
14:48
PENALTY
Penalty: Vilma Tanskanen
Slashing (2:00)
18:12
3rd Period
GOAL
Goal: Natalie Spooner

Assists: Rebecca Johnston, Marie-Philip Poulin
05:55
PENALTY
Penalty: Ronja Savolainen
Hooking (2:00)
07:50
PENALTY
Penalty: Minnamari Tuominen
Cross-Checking (2:00)
07:50
PENALTY
Penalty: Jenelle Kohanchuk
Slashing (2:00)
12:20
Photos
2016-17 NMT: CAN 5 – HCL 2 (Championship)
2016-17 NMT: CAN 3 – MIN 2 (Semifinal)
2016-17 NMT: CAN 5 – MHK 1 (Quarter-Final)

Game Leaders

GA 3 - SV - 29 - SAV% - 0.906
GA 0 - SV - 18 - SAV% - 1.000
Goals 1 - Assists 1 - Points 2
G 1 - A 1 - P 2
Goals 0 - Assists 2 - Points 2
G 0 - A 2 - P 2

Previous Games

2 - 1 W @ SwedenSWE
Nov 5, 2016
3 - 5 L @ United StatesUSA
Nov 5, 2016
2 - 1 W @ SwedenSWE
Nov 4, 2016
3 - 2 W v United StatesUSA
Nov 4, 2016
0 - 4 L @ United StatesUSA
Nov 2, 2016
3 - 1 W @ SwedenSWE
Nov 2, 2016