Canada takes Women’s Worlds gold with win over United States

The players of Canada celebrate after Brianne Jenner has scored their second goal during The IIHF World Championship Woman's ice hockey gold medal match between USA and Canada in Herning, Denmark, Sunday, Sept. 4, 2022.. (Bo Amstrup/Ritzau Scanpix via AP)

Canada took home back-to-back gold medals in the Women’s World Hockey Championship for the first time in 18 years following a 2-1 win over the United States.

Brianne Jenner score both Canada goals in the second period to give her country the upper-hand.

Abby Roque cut the American’s deficit to one goal by the second intermission.

Netminder Ann-Renee Desbiens stood tall in the third period, denying the U.S. an equalizer and clinching gold for Canada.

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