Canada vs. Switzerland Olympic Women's Hockey 2014: Live Score and Analysis

Isaac SmithAnalyst IFebruary 17, 2014

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Team Canada defeated Switzerland in the women's hockey semifinal to advance to the gold-medal game against the United States on Thursday.

Natalie Spooner had a pair of first-period goals and Mélodie Daoust added another goal just 23 seconds after Spooner's second tally to give Canada a 3-0 lead.

The Swiss answered in the second period with a power-play goal by Jessica Lutz, but it was really Swiss goaltender Florence Schelling who gave her team a chance to compete after surrendering the early three goals, as she turned away 45 of 48 shots in the loss.

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Canada 3, Switzerland 1. Final