TEAM USA GOES FOR GOLD
The U.S. Under-18 Women’s National Team takes on Sweden in the gold-medal game of the 2018 International Ice Hockey Federation Under-18 Women’s World Championship at the Ice Palace in Dmitrov, Russia. Puck drop is slated for 7:30 p.m. local time/11:30 a.m. ET. For a live stream of today's contest, click here.
Team USA, who has now made the gold-medal game of the IIHF Under-18 Women's World Championship for all 11 years of its existence, is meeting someone other than Canada for the first time at the event. The U.S. owns a 6-4 record all-time in gold-medal games, and is looking to become the first country to win four consecutive gold medals in this competition with a win today.