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2017 IIHF Women's World Championships Notebook -- Day 5

United States 11, Germany 0

The Americans put on a dominating performance Thursday night, limiting the Germans to just eight shots and controlling the entire ice. Ten different players scored goals, including three defenders. Through four games, fourteen Americans had scored goals, lending credence to coach Robb Stauber's claims that

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2017 IIHF Women's World Championships Notebook -- Day 3

USA 5, Finland 3

Too many penalties kept the Finns from established a rhythm and gave Team USA way too many opportunities on Monday evening.

The Americans are the only team to sweep their opening round games, but Finland took advantage of some lapses, especially on the defensive end. Captain

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2017 IIHF Women's World Championships Notebook -- Day 2

Finland 4, Canada 3

The Finns beat Canada for the first time at the World Championship Saturday night, and we may be able to look back at this as a turning point in Finnish hockey. They certainly seemed to be ushering in a new era, as both players and coach

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