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Gameday: Team USA Looks for Third-Straight Rivalry Series Win in Victoria

By USA Hockey, 02/03/20, 11:45AM EST


Puck drops at 7:30 p.m. PT; Watch live on NHL Network

VICTORIA, B.C. – The U.S. Women’s National Team resumes the 2019-20 Rivalry Series against Canada tonight (Feb. 3) at 7:30 p.m. PT at Save-on-Foods Memorial Centre. The game will be broadcasted live on NHL Network. 

GAMEDAY: Today will marks the third contest 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 catch all the action live in the U.S. by tuning into NHL Network, and following along with @USAHockey using #RivalrySeries on Twitter.

LAST TIME OUT: Team USA enters the February portion of the Rivalry Series 2-0 after he defeating Canada, 4-1, in the series opener in Hartford, Conn., on Dec. 14 before earning a hard-fought 2-1 victory over the Canadians in Moncton, N.B., on Dec. 17. 

VETERAN TALENT: Team USA's roster features 18 players who have skated in a Winter Olympic Games and 20 who have played in an IIHF Women's World Championship. In addition, fifteen skaters on the roster competed in last year's Rivalry Series.  

GOLDEN X2: Brianna Decker (Dousman, Wis.) became the first woman to win gold as both a player and a coach at the IIHF Under-18 Women's World Championships. After winning gold at both the 2008 and 2009 tournaments as a player, Decker served as an assistant coach for the gold-medal winning U.S. Under-18 Women's National Team at the 2020 IIHF Under-18 Women's World Championship in Bratislava, Slovakia. Read more about Decker and Team USA's eighth gold-medal performance a the event here

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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