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GAMEDAY: U.S. Opens The Time is Now Tour in Boston

By USAHockey.com, 10/25/17, 6:00AM EDT

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The 2017-18 U.S. Women’s National Team opens The Time is Now Tour, presented by Toyota, tonight (Oct. 25) at 7:30 p.m. ET in Boston, Mass., at Boston University’s Agganis Arena. Tonight’s game marks the first on The Time is Now Tour, but Team USA's second exhibition of the season against Canada, having defeated their opponent 5-2 last Sunday (Oct. 22). 

Tickets for tonight's contest are sold out. For the full Tour schedule and links to buy tickets for future matchups, click here.

GAME DAY: Tonight marks the second of at least seven meetings between the U.S. and Canada leading up to the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, and is the first game of The Time is Now Tour, presented by Toyota. Tonight’s game will be televised in the United States on NHL Network. Follow the updates on Twitter @USAHockey and join the conversation by using the hashtag #TheTimeisNow. 

THE TIME IS NOW: Tonight marks the first game between the U.S. and Canada on The Time is Now Tour, presented by Toyota. The Tour features the 2017-18 U.S. Women’s National Team in action for a series of games this fall and winter as it continues its journey to the Olympic Winter Games. For more information on The Time is Now Tour, including full schedule and ticket information, visit TheTimeisNowTour.com

LOOKING BACK: The U.S. enters today’s game 1-0 on the season after earning a victory on Sunday (Oct. 22), when Team USA topped Canada, 5-2, in Quebec City, Quebec. Eight different U.S. players registered points in the opening game, highlighted by Brianna Decker’s two-goal performance. 

BACK IN BEANTOWN: The current U.S. roster includes four players who have played at Boston College, including Alex Carpenter, Kali Flanagan, Megan Keller and Emily Pfalzer. Kendall Coyne played four seasons at Northeastern University, also located in Boston. 

BOSTON PRIDE: Kacey BellamyCarpenterBrianna DeckerMeghan DugganHilary KnightGigi Marvin, and Amanda Pelkey have all skated as members of the National Women’s Hockey League’s Boston Pride. 

NEW ENGLAND ROOTS: Five players on the current U.S. roster have hometowns in the New England region, including Bellamy (Westfield, Mass.), Carpenter (North Reading, Mass.), Duggan (Danvers, Mass.), Flanagan (Burlington, Mass.) and Pelkey (Montpelier, Vt.)

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2017-18 USWNT Schedule

Date Opponent TIme (Local/ET)/Result Venue Location Broadcast/Stream Tickets
Sun., Oct. 22 Canada W, 5-2 Centre Videotron Quebec City, Que. NHL Network
Wed., Oct. 25 Canada* 7:30 p.m. Agganis Arena Boston, Mass. NHL Network Sold Out!
Tues., Nov. 7 Finland
Four Nations Cup*
7 p.m. Florida Hospital Center Ice Wesley Chapel, Fla. HockeyTV All tickets sold at the door on the day of the game
Wed., Nov. 8 Canada
Four Nations Cup*
7 p.m. Florida Hospital Center Ice Wesley Chapel, Fla. HockeyTV All tickets sold at the door on the day of the game
Fri., Nov. 10 Sweden
Four Nations Cup*
6:30 p.m. Florida Hospital Center Ice Wesley Chapel, Fla. HockeyTV All tickets sold at the door on the day of the game
Sun., Nov. 12 Third-Place Game & Championship Game
Four Nations Cup*
12 & 3:30 p.m. AMALIE Arena Tampa, Fla. HockeyTV AMALIE Arena Ticket Office
Ticketmaster.com
Via phone: 800-745-3000
Sun., Dec. 3 Canada* 3 p.m./4 p.m. Xcel Energy Center St. Paul, Minn. NBCSN
Live Stream: NBC Sports App
Xcel Energy Center Box Office
Ticketmaster.com
Via phone: 800-745-3000
Tues., Dec. 5 Canada 7 p.m./8 p.m. Bell MTS Place Winnipeg, Man. NHL Network
Fri., Dec. 15 Canada* 7:00 p.m./10:00 p.m. SAP Center San Jose, Calif. NBCSN
Live Stream: NBC Sports App
ThreatMetrix Ticket Office at SAP Center
Ticketmaster.com
Via phone: 800-745-3000
Sun., Dec. 17 Canada 5 p.m./7 p.m. Rogers Place Edmonton, Alta. NHL Network

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