Canada regained the title again from america with a 3-2 victory within the remaining of the Worldwide Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) Girls’s U18 World Ice Hockey Championship.

The North American nation beat their neighbours within the gold medal match on the LaBahn Ice Area in Madison to win their sixth championship, and now lie simply two behind the US within the all-time medals desk.

Alexia Aubin opened the scoring for Canada simply over 5 minutes into the sport, and the scoreline remained unchanged till simply previous the halfway mark of the second interval when a strike from Ava Murphy discovered the again of the web.

Canada additional prolonged their lead when Jocelyn Amos jumped on a rebound slightly below a minute later, and though the US threatened a late comeback with quickfire targets from Finley McCarthy and Claire Enright, the 2020 runners-up held on to go one higher and dethrone their opponents.

“We knew what we needed to do,” Murphy stated. 

“We needed to stick collectively and work on the habits that we have now been engaged on this complete match. 

“We talked about getting pucks on internet, so when the puck got here to my stick, I knew what I needed to do.”

They’d reached the ultimate after ending an underwhelming third in Group A within the preliminary spherical, earlier than a thumping 7-0 win over Slovakia within the quarter-finals and 2-1 victory over Finland within the semis.

Within the bronze medal match, Finland picked themselves as much as defeat Sweden 3-0 courtesy of a Sanni Vanhanen hat-trick. 

Tereza Plosova of the Czech Republic ended the match with probably the most objective contributions, notching three targets and 7 assists in 5 matches.