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Gameday: U.S. Women Take on Canada in Game 2 of Rivalry Series

By USA Hockey, 12/17/19, 8:00AM EST


Puck drops at 6:30 p.m. ET; NHL Network to provide coverage

MONCTON, New Brunswick – The U.S. Women's National Team will take on Canada in the second contest of the 2019-20 Rivalry Series tonight at the Avenir Centre in Moncton. Team USA claimed the first tilt of the five-game series, 4-1, last Saturday in Hartford, Connecticut.

NHL Network will televise tonight's game live. Opening faceoff is set for 6:30 p.m. ET. Game stats can be found here.

GAMEDAY: Tonight's game is the second of the 2019-20 Rivalry Series, a five-game series between the U.S. and Canada. The first event of its kind between the rival nations took place in a three-game format last February. Fans can follow along with @USAHockey using #RivalrySeries on Twitter.

REWIND: The U.S. won the opening game, 4-1, last Saturday (Dec. 14) in Hartford, Connecticut. Amanda Kessel (Madison, Wis.) scored the game-winning goal and Alex Cavallini (Delafield, Wis.) recorded 31 saves to help secure the victory. In her U.S. Women's National Team debut, forward Abby Roque (Sault Ste. Marie, Mich.) tallied her first goal as a senior player and newcomer Britta Curl (Bismarck, N.D.) picked up the first point of her senior career with an assist on the goal. Roque sat down with NHL Network last night to talk about her debut and the Rivalry Series. Listen here

FROM THE HEAD COACH: Head Coach Bob Corkum (Salisbury, Mass.) spoke with Gord Stellick and Scott Laughlin from Sirius XM about his thoughts on the Rivalry Series and preview tonight's match up against Canada.

Abby Roque Joins NHL Network

2019-20 Series Schedule

Date Opponent TIME (ET)/Result Location Broadcast Tickets/U.S. Player Of The Game Game Stats
Sat., Dec. 14* Canada W, 4-1 XL Center
Hartford, Conn.
NBCSN Alex Cavallini Stats
Tue., Dec. 17 Canada W, 2-1 Avenir Centre
Moncton, N.B.
NHL Network Alex Carpenter Stats
Mon., Feb. 3 Canada L, 2-3 (OT) Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre
Victoria, B.C
NHL Network Hilary Knight Stats
Wed., Feb. 5 Canada W, 3-1 Rogers Arena
Vancouver, B.C.
NHL Network Katie Burt Stats
Sat., Feb. 8 Canada W, 4-3 (OT) Honda Center
Anaheim, Calif.
NHL Network Megan Bozek Stats

*The December 14 game in Hartford was part of the 2019 Team USA Champions Series, presented by Xfinity.

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