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2006 Torino Olympic Winter Games Women's Tournament

Torino, Italy | Feb. 10-20

Team USA started the 2006 Olympic Winter Games strong, rolling through the preliminary round undefeated and outscoring opponents, 18-3, in the process. The first round included wins over Switzerland (6-0), Germany (5-0) and Finland (7-3), and sent the U.S. to the semifinals against Sweden. Against the Swedes, the Americans held a 39-18 advantage in shots and were up 2-0, but ended up falling 3-2, in a shootout. The U.S. loss was the first-ever against Sweden and set Team USA up for a bronze-medal match-up with Finland, where the Americans posted a 4-0 victory.

U.S. Results

Feb. 10 Switzerland W, 6-0 Game Notes
Feb. 12 Germany W, 5-0 Game Notes
Feb. 14 Finland W, 7-3 Game Notes
Feb. 17 Sweden (Semifinal) L, 2-3 (SO) Game Notes
Feb. 20 Finland (Bronze medal) W, 4-0 Game Notes


1 Canada
2 Sweden
3 United States
4 Finland
5 Germany
6 Russia
7 Switzerland
8 Italy

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