BRITISH COLUMBIA

Canada rallies to beat US 3-2 in 4 Nations Cup women's hockey tournament

11/06/2014 12:34 EST | Updated 01/05/2015 05:59 EST
KAMLOOPS, B.C. - Haley Irwin and Rebecca Johnston scored in a 1:27 span late in the third period and Canada beat the United States 3-2 on Wednesday night in the Four Nations Cup women's hockey tournament.

The round-robin game was the first between the teams since Canada's 3-2 overtime victory in the Olympic gold-medal game in February in Sochi.

Irwin tied it at with 4:57 left, and Johnston added her second power-play goal of the game with 3:40 to go. Johnston tipped Courtney Birchard shot from the point past goalie Alex Rigsby with Hilary Knight serving a penalty for roughing.

Dani Cameranesi opened the scoring for the Americans early in the first, and Johnston tied it midway through the period. Shiann Darkangelo gave the United States the lead on a power play early in the second.

Genevieve Lacasse made 30 saves for Canada, and Rigsby stopped 18 shots for the United States.

Earlier Wednesday, Finland beat Sweden 1-0. In the opening games Tuesday night, the United States beat Finland 5-0, and Canada topped Sweden 2-0.