Feb 22, 2018 - Sports

After 20 years, U.S. women's hockey strikes gold again

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The team celebrates on the ice. Photo: Jean Catuffe / Getty Images

"The United States erased the horrors of past Olympic performances with a 3-2 shootout win against Canada to capture the women's hockey gold medal" for the first time since the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, per NBC Olympics.

Making history: "The 2018 team openly spoke about how the members of the ’98 squad fueled their desire to win a gold medal. Now, there is another moment in women’s hockey history to motivate the next group of players."

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