For the third year in a row, Canada will have to settle for a silver medal around their necks while their U.S. rivals take gold at the IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship.
After 23 years of blood and sweat under a team Canada jersey, it was time for No. 22 to retire. On Friday, Hayley Wickenheiser, one of hockey’s greatest players, announced she was retiring.
Canada is headed to the finals of the IIHF U18 Women’s World Championship after defeating Sweden 6-2 in the semifinal on Friday.
When Maegan Beres hits the ice with Team Canada at the U18 IIHF Women’s World Championship, it won’t be with just the 22 other players wearing the Maple Leaf.