US beats Canada 2-1, takes first two games of Rivalry Series

Nov 17, 2022, 8:21 AM | Updated: 10:25 pm
United States' Kendall Coyne (26) celebrates a goal against Canada goaltender Kristen Campbell (50)...

United States' Kendall Coyne (26) celebrates a goal against Canada goaltender Kristen Campbell (50) as Canada's Claire Thompson (42) looks on during the second period of a Rivalry Series hockey game Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Kamloops, British Columbia. (Jesse Johnston/The Canadian Press via AP)

(Jesse Johnston/The Canadian Press via AP)

              Canada's Micah Zandee-Hart (28) protects the puck from United States' Abby Roque (11) during the second period of a Rivalry Series hockey game Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Kamloops, British Columbia. (Jesse Johnston/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              United States' Hayley Scamurra (16) trips Canada's Micah Zandee-Hart (28) during the first period of a Rivalry Series hockey game Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Kamloops, British Columbia. (Jesse Johnston/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              Canada goaltender Kristen Campbell (50) makes a save as United States' Kendall Coyne Schofield (26) and Canada's Jessie Eldridge (9) and Renata Fast (14) look for the puck during the second period of a Rivalry Series hockey game Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Kamloops, British Columbia. (Jesse Johnston/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              Canada's Marie-Philip Poulin (29) scores on a penalty shot goal on U.S. goaltender Maddie Rooney (35) during the second period of a Rivalry Series hockey game Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Kamloops, British Columbia. (Jesse Johnston/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              United States' Kendall Coyne Schofield (26) skates with the puck against Canada during the first period of a Rivalry Series hockey game Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Kamloops, British Columbia. (Jesse Johnston/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              Canada's Claire Thompson (42) works along the boards next to a U.S. player during the first period of a Rivalry Series hockey game Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Kamloops, British Columbia. (Jesse Johnston/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              United States' Rory Guilday (36) celebrates her goal against Canada with Hilary Knight (21) and Savannah Harmon (15) during the second period of a Rivalry Series hockey game Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Kamloops, British Columbia. (Jesse Johnston/The Canadian Press via AP)
            
              United States' Kendall Coyne (26) celebrates a goal against Canada goaltender Kristen Campbell (50) as Canada's Claire Thompson (42) looks on during the second period of a Rivalry Series hockey game Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022, in Kamloops, British Columbia. (Jesse Johnston/The Canadian Press via AP)

KAMLOOPS, British Columbia (AP) — Alex Carpenter scored the tiebreaking goal at 13:24 of the third period, leading the United States to a 2-1 victory over Canada in the second game of the Rivalry Series on Thursday night.

The Americans won the opener of the seven-game series 4-3 in a shootout on Tuesday. The teams meet again Sunday in Seattle.

After a scoreless first period, the Canadians took the lead in the second on a goal by Marie-Philip Poulin at 18:14.

The U.S. countered about a minute later when Kendall Coyne Schofield scored off assists by Rory Guilday, Savannah Harmon at 19:26.

Maddie Rooney made 19 saves in net for the Americans. Kristen Campbell made 32 stops for Canada.

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The Rivalry Series resumes Sunday in Seattle. The U.S. will host the fourth game of the series Dec. 15 in Henderson, Nevada.

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