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1998 Nagano Olympic Winter Games Women's Tournament

Nagano, Japan | Feb. 7-22

They came to Japan with a singular purpose — to become the first-ever Olympic champion in women’s ice hockey — and in the process they crafted the signature moment of the XVIII Olympic Winter Games.  Pick a glowing phrase or adjective and it has been used to describe the achievement of the 1998 U.S. Olympic Women’s Ice Hockey Team and the 20 players who came together to realize a dream.

U.S. Results

DATE OPPONENT RESULT
Feb. 8 China W, 5-0
Feb. 9 Sweden W, 7-1
Feb. 11 Finland W, 4-2
Feb. 12 Japan W, 10-0
Feb. 14 Canada W, 7-4
Feb. 17 Canada (Gold medal) W, 3-1

Standings

RANK COUNTRY
1 United States
2 Canada
3 Finland
4 China
5 Sweden
6 Japan

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