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Poulin leads Canada women to Olympic gold in 3-2 win over US

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By JOHN WAWROW
AP Hockey Writer

BEIJING (AP) — Marie-Philip Poulin scored twice and Canada reclaimed its place atop the women’s hockey world with a 3-2 win over the defending champion United States at the Beijing Olympics. Ann-Renee Desbiens stopped 38 shots and Sarah Nurse had a goal and assist in a game in which the Canadians built a 3-0 lead. The Canadians spent their time in Beijing showcasing a dynamic, deep and relentless offensive attack to capture their fifth Olympic title in seven tournaments. Hilary Knight and Amanda Kessel scored for the Americans, who settled for their fourth silver medal.

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