SOCHI, Russia (Reuters) – Canada won their fourth consecutive Olympic women’s ice hockey gold medal with a 3-2 overtime win over the United States at the Sochi Games on Thursday.
The win capped an undefeated run in Sochi for a Canadian team that have won four of the five gold medals awarded since women’s ice hockey made its debut at the 1998 Nagano Games.
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Switzerland beat Sweden earlier on Thursday to claim bronze.
(Reporting by Frank Pingue; Editing by Peter Rutherford)