February 23rd, 2024

Renata Fast helps Canada down United States 4-2 in Rivalry Series

By The Canadian Press on February 7, 2024.

Canada's Renata Fast (14) and goaltender Ann-Renee Desbiens (35) celebrate a goal against the United States during the third period of Rivalry Series women's hockey action in Saskatoon, Wednesday, February 7, 2024. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Liam Richards

SASKATOON – Renata Fast scored the winner as Canada reeled off three unanswered goals to rally past the United States 4-2 on Wednesday in the Rivalry Series.

The victory cuts the U.S.’s lead to 3-2 in the best-of-seven series.

Ashton Bell and Laura Stacey, into an empty net, also scored in the third period for Canada. Brianne Jenner had a goal in the second period.

Ann-Renée Desbiens made 14 saves for the win.

Grace Zumwinkle and Gabbie Hughes built a 2-1 lead for the United States.

Nicole Hensley stopped 24-of-27 shots in net.

Canada went 1 for 3 on the power play and the Americans couldn’t connect on their three man advantages.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Feb. 8, 2024.

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