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Bratislava, Slovakia | Dec. 26-Jan. 2

The U.S. Under-18 Women's National Team went 3-1-0-1 (W-OTW-OTL-L) to claim a fifth gold medal in the last six years and extend its unprecedented medal streak in tournament play to 13-straight IIHF Under-18 Women's World Championships. 

The 2020 IIHF Under-18 Women's World Championship took place Dec. 26-Jan 2 in Bratislava, Slovakia, where the U.S. won three of its four preliminary-round games to earn the second second in Group A and a bye for the quarterfinals. In the semifinals, the U.S. defeated Russia, 3-0, to advance to the gold-medal game. In the gold-medal matchup with Canada, the U.S. used an overtime game-winner from Kiara Zanon and 31 saves from Skylar Vetter to claim gold in thrilling fashion. 


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2020 U.S. Tournament Schedule

Date Opponent Time (Local/ET)/Result Venue/Location Stream/U.S. Player of the Game Game Stats
Thurs., Dec. 26 Finland
Preliminary
W, 4-1 Ice Rink Vlado Dzurilla
Bratislava, Slovakia
Kiara Zanon Stats
Fri., Dec. 27 Russia
Preliminary
W, 1-0 Ice Rink Vlado Dzurilla
Bratislava, Slovakia
Ella Huber Stats
Sun., Dec. 29 Canada
Preliminary
L, 1-2 Ice Rink Vlado Dzurilla
Bratislava, Slovakia
Makenna Webster Stats
Wed., Jan. 1 Russia
Semifinals
W, 3-0 Ice Rink Vlado Dzurilla
Bratislava, Slovakia
Lacey Eden Stats
Thu., Jan. 2 Canada
Gold-Medal Game
W, 2-1 (OT) Ice Rink Vlado Dzurilla
Bratislava, Slovakia
Skylar Vetter Stats

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