Women’s hockey world still playing catch-up to Canada, US-SportsGlob

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BEIJING — Immediately after one in every of Finland’s maximum lopsided losses in global women’s hockey history, popular supervisor Tuula Puputti marveled with envy on the intensity of expertise Canada has assembled.

She commenced via way of means of referencing Canada’s pinnacle line targeted via the pathway of means of captain Marie-Philip Poulin, who has drawn comparisons to Sidney Crosby for scoring gold-medal clinching goals. Then there’s a 2nd line anchored via the form of Sarah Fillier, the 21-year-vintage Princeton captain, who has already scored four instances in her Olympic debut.

Puputti, however, didn’t prevent there.

“Who wouldn’t need to have their 1/3 and fourth strains on their groups as well?” the previous goalie said, incredulously. “It’s lots to choose from.”

Whatever faint wish there has been of the relaxation of the sector remaining the space at the Canadian and U.S. women’s hockey groups is quick being dashed three days into the Beijing Games.

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