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The Four Nations Cup concluded on Sunday and featured a 3-2 overtime win by the United States. Toronto's Natalie Spooner scored first before Brianna Decker tied it for the United States. Canada took the lead again, thanks to Meghan Agosta, but Brianna Decker tied the game in the third period. Finally, Hillary Knight scored the game-winning goal.
The CWHL had 14 players in the Four Nations tournament, all of whom played for Team Canada. Spooner led the tournament with four points (three goals, one assist), while Marie-Philip Poulin was tied for second with three points.
Canada began the Four Nations tournament with a 2-0 win over Finland, a 3-0 loss to the US and a 3-1 win over Sweden in preliminary play.
Here's a breakdown of how the CWHL players fared in the tournament:
Courtney Birchard - 3 GP, 0 points
Erica Howe - 60 minutes, 1-0-0, 1.00 GAA, .917 SV%
Laura Fortino - 4 GP, 0 points
Sarah Edney - 4 GP, 0 points
Bailey Bram - 4 GP, 0 points
Jessica Campbell - 4 GP, 0 points
Brigette Lacquette - 4 GP, 1 point (0g, 1a)
Jillian Saulnier - 4 GP, 0 points
Sarah Davis - 4 GP, 1 point (0g, 1a)
Blayre Turnbull - 4 GP, 0 points
Rebecca Johnston - 4 GP, 0 points
Les Canadiennes de Montréal
Marie-Philip Poulin - 4 GP, 3 points (1g, 2a)
Lauriane Rougeau - 4 GP, 0 points
Natalie Spooner - 4 GP, 4 points (3g, 1a)
(Photo credit: Hockey Canada/Twitter)
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