A huge victory for the United States at the Winter Olympics – the women’s hockey team won the gold medal in a riveting shootout after the game had ended in a tie.
They were up against their hockey nemesis, Canada, which has defeated the US women’s team in the gold medal match multiple times in recent years. In fact, Canada’s women’s hockey team has won the gold for the last four Olympics.
This was the first gold medal for the US women’s team since 1998, and some are comparing it to the famous “Miracle on Ice” which happened 38 years to the day when the US men’s team edged out the Soviet team in Lake Placid.
“Joy’s the only word that comes to mind,” saidGigi Marvin, a three-time Olympian and at 30 the oldest American on the roster.
Marvin scored during the shootout and also scored numerous goals…
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