March 18, 2016
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Satisfaction for women's team
And with that phrase uttered 25 seconds into the second period of the world championship final Sunday at Espoo, Finland, the Canadian women's hockey team captured their fifth straight title.
Canada gets revenge
The Canadian women's hockey team is celebrating today and putting its 1998 Olympic loss to the United States behind them after a 3-1 win over the Americans on Sunday for another world championship.
Make that five in a row and a perfect 25-0 record in world tournaments.
Veteran forward St-Louis retires in styleESPOO, Finland (CP) -- As much as Canada's fifth straight women's world hockey triumph was to atone for losing to the United States at the 1998 Olympics, it was also redemption for France St-Louis.
The 40-year-old forward from St-Hubert, Que., was able to retire as a winner Sunday after Canada beat the Americans 3-1 in the championship game to regain No. 1 status and stretch its incredible undefeated streak in tournament history to 25-0.
Canada destroys Sweden
Coach Daniele Sauvageau's team will face the winner of the USA-Finland semifinal for the championship Sunday (11 a.m. EST, TSN).
Canadian women await Sweden
Sweden better but Russia big disappointment
The round-robin portion of the world championship tournament also proved that the Swedes are better, but the Chinese, Swiss, Germans and Russians remain way behind.
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