The Canadian women are more than ever the queens of women’s hockey. Seven months after their Olympic triumph in Beijing, the Maple Leaf players added another gold medal to their collection by dominating their eternal American rivals (2-1) in the final of the World Championship on Sunday in Herning ( Denmark). As in the final of the Olympic Games (3-2) and in the last act of the 2021 World Cup in Calgary (3-2 ap).
Brianne Jenner was the heroine of the defending champions by scoring her team’s two goals in less than 1’30 in the middle of the second period (1-0, 30th and 2-0, 31st). The Americans could only reduce the score by Abby Roque (2-1, 40th), before coming up against goalkeeper Ann-Renée Desbiens (20 saves).
The Canadians pocket their 12th world title, consolidating their record. The 2023 edition will again be held in Canada (the date remains to be specified) and will see the return of the French team, which won its ticket by brilliantly winning the Division 1A World Cup (2nd level) in Angers last month. ‘april.