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2014 Winter Olympics

Carpenter scores in OT to get US gold over Canada again

Alex Carpenter scored in overtime to lift the United States over Canada 1-0 Monday night to win the women's world hockey championship.

The daughter of former NHL player Bobby Carpenter struck at 12:30 in extra time to dash the host country's hopes of reclaiming gold on home ice.

The US went undefeated en route to its third straight world championship gold and extended its win streak in the tournament to 14 consecutive games dating back to 2013.

The US and Canada have met in every final of the 17 women's world championships. Canada won the first eight, but the balance of power has swung south of the border with its archrivals now taking seven of the last nine.

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