US beats Canada 2-1, takes first two games of Rivalry Series

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia (AP) — Alex Carpenter scored the tiebreaking goal at 13:24 of the third period, leading the United States to a 2-1 victory over Canada in the second game of the Rivalry Series on Thursday night.

The Americans won the opener of the seven-game series 4-3 in a shootout on Tuesday. The teams meet again Sunday in Seattle.

After a scoreless first period, the Canadians took the lead in the second on a...

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KAMLOOPS, British Columbia (AP) — Alex Carpenter scored the tiebreaking goal at 13:24 of the third period, leading the United States to a 2-1 victory over Canada in the second game of the Rivalry Series on Thursday night.

The Americans won the opener of the seven-game series 4-3 in a shootout on Tuesday. The teams meet again Sunday in Seattle.

After a scoreless first period, the Canadians took the lead in the second on a goal by Marie-Philip Poulin at 18:14.

The U.S. countered about a minute later when Kendall Coyne Schofield scored off assists by Rory Guilday, Savannah Harmon at 19:26.

Maddie Rooney made 19 saves in net for the Americans. Kristen Campbell made 32 stops for Canada.

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The Rivalry Series resumes Sunday in Seattle. The U.S. will host the fourth game of the series Dec. 15 in Henderson, Nevada.

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