Team USA Defeats Finland In Opening Game of Pre-Olympic Test Event
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U.S. Women's National Team Wins First Game in Torino
Team USA Defeats Finland In Opening Game of Pre-Olympic Test Event

Tuesday, 11.08.2005 / 12:00 AM / News
Columbus Blue Jackets
In advance of the Team USA vs. Team Canada women's game at Nationwide Arena on Nov. 27, CBJ.com will track Team USA's progress through its exhibition games during the month of November.

 

TORINO, Italy - The U.S. Women's National Team defeated Finland, 1-0 in the opening game of the pre-Olympic Test Event in Torino, Italy, on Monday. The team will return to action on Wednesday against Sweden.

Natalie Darwitz (Eagan, Minn.) opened the scoring seven minutes into the game when she lifted a shot off the far post. Shari Vogt (Richmond, Minn.) stopped 13 shots and earned the shutout.

Team USA will play at least three games in the Test Event, facing Finland, Sweden and Canada. A final game between the tournament's top teams will take place on Saturday.

The USA and Finland were the first teams to skate in competition on the new ice at Torino's Palasport Olimpico, which was constructed for the 2006 Olympic Winter Games. The venue will host multiple games between the women¹s national teams from Italy, France, Sweden, Finland and the USA as well as men¹s competition between the teams from France, Austria, Italy and Slovenia.

Notes: Team USA will return to its U.S. training schedule when it resumes the Hilton Family Skate to 2006 Tour in Columbus, Ohio, on Nov. 27 against Canada.

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STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Johnson 1 1 1 0 2
D. MacKenzie 1 1 0 0 1
M. Letestu 1 1 0 1 1
B. Dubinsky 1 0 1 1 1
B. Jenner 1 0 1 -1 1
F. Tyutin 1 0 0 -1 0
J. Wisniewski 1 0 0 0 0
B. Comeau 1 0 0 -1 0
N. Nikitin 1 0 0 0 0
J. Skille 1 0 0 -1 0
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
S. Bobrovsky 0 1 0 .875 4.07
 
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