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A massive night. And then some crushing lows.
Canada started Day 13 with its biggest victory of the Games —?a cathartic?3-2 win over the United States?in the women’s hockey final to take back the Olympic title Canada lost to its archrivals four years agoto support a system under siege. Captain Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice (because of course she did), adding another clutch performance to her almost comically long list of them. The Canadians also own the world championship (thanks to —?who else? —?Poulin’s OT winner last year) so they’ve now reunified the two major titles in women’s hockey. They are the undisputed queens of the sport.
Shortly after the big hockey win, Marielle Thompson?took silver in the women’s ski cross?to bring Canada’s?total?to an even 20 medals —?four gold, five silver, 11 bronze.?