Canadian women’s hockey team wins Olympic gold!

“It may have been the strangest women’s hockey game ever played. It may well have been the most exciting. It most certainly had to be the happiest and unhappiest for the two countries involved – happy for Canada, winning a fourth consecutive gold medal in women’s Olympic hockey, unhappy for the United States, which outplayed and outscored Canada until, with only 3:26 left in the game, their seemingly sure dream turned into the worst imaginable nightmare.” writes Roy Macgregor in a Feb.20th article for the Globe and Mail.

Macgregor continues ” Marie-Philip Poulin scored with 55 seconds left to play in regulation, then put away the winner 8:10 into overtime as Canada edged the United States 3-2 to capture the gold medal in Sochi.

Four years ago in Vancouver, some fools in the media went after Poulin for drinking beer under age. This time, an entire country is toasting the fabulous 22-year-old star – even if they do so in a bit of a state of disbelief. ‘She’s the best player in the world,’ longtime Canadian team veteran Jayna Hefford said of the player teammates all call ‘Pou’.”

Read the full article here. | Raymond Matt, CFP, CLU, TEP, CH



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