RESULTS: US Women's Ice Hockey

(Source: NBC Olympics)
(Source: NBC Olympics)

SOCHI, RUSSIA (WWBT) - The US took on Canada in the Olympic gold medal match Thursday.

Canada won 3-2 in overtime in a match full of suspense. Marie-Philip Poulin scored a power play goal eight minutes into the overtime period to give Canada gold. The US women won silver.

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The US team was up 2-0 in the third period, but wasn't able to put the game away. Canada scored twice, including a goal by Poulin with less than a minute to play, to take the game to overtime.

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Switzerland beat Sweden earlier Thursday to take bronze.

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