The 2014 U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team faces Canada in the gold-med- al game of the XXII Olympic Winter Games. The match-up (Noon ET) will be broadcast live on NBC in the United States.
The U.S. is 2-0-0-3 (W-OTW-OTL-L) all-time against Canada in the Olympic Winter Games. Most recently, Team USA fell to Canada, 3-2, in the preliminary round on Feb. 12. This game marks the fourth time in five Olympic Winter Games that the U.S. and Canada have met in the gold-medal game. Canada won in 2010 (2-0) and 2002 (3-2) with the United States taking the 1998 matchup (3-1).
Overall, the U.S. holds a record of 36-11-12-56-1 (W-OTW-OTL- L-T) in 116 contests against Canada. Team USA and Canada played seven times during the lead up to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. During that series, the U.S. owned a 4-3-0 record, which included four straight wins prior to coming to Sochi.
Additionally, the United States has defeated Canada in the IIHF Women’s World Championship gold-medal game at two of the three tournaments held since the 2010 Olympic Winter Games.