The United States women’s hockey team punched their ticket to the gold medal game with a 6-1 beat down of Sweden. They’ll face their North American neighbors and rivals Canada in the game and it will be played on Thursday at noon ET.
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The United States women’s team has won two silvers and a bronze in the last three Olympics and are looking to change their fortunes.
“We’re going for a different color this time around,” Chu said, via the USA Today.
Chu, the oldest player on the team, has been apart of those three Olympic teams.
“It’s about time, isn’t it?” said U.S. coach Katey Stone. “Julie’s been everything to the program. She’s been a youngster, she’s been a mentor, she’s been a captain, a leader, a great friend, teammate and mother to the younger kids in the program. … Kids like that don’t come around every day, so I certainly hope she gets what she wants here at the end.”
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