Kazakhstan No Challenge For Canada

The Canadian women's hockey team got off to a great start at the 2002 Winter Olympic Games, with a 7-0 victory over Kazakhstan. Five of their seven goals came on the power play as Canada outshot Kazakhstan by an amazing 66 to 11.

Hayley Wickenheiser and Vicky Sunohara lead the way for Canada, scoring two goals each. Cherie Piper, Tammy-Lee Shewchuk and Danielle Goyette also scored for Canada

Goaltender Kim St-Pierre faced 11 shots to pick up her 30th all-time international victory. Kazakhstan goaltender Natalya Trunova, faced 66 shots, taking the loss.

The Canadian women debuted the new heritage jerseys in this game, becoming the first Canadian team to do so. The jersey was later worn by the men's team as well.


Game Summary

 
Box Score Canada

3

2

2

7

  Kazakhstan

0

0

0

0

First Period

Goals:
CAN, WICKENHEISER, Hayley 2:33 PP
CAN, PIPER, Cherie (ANTAL, Dana / SOSTORICS, Colleen) 8:45
CAN, SUNOHARA, Vicky (PIPER, Cherie / OUELLETTE, Caroline) 11:09 PP

Penalties:
KAZ, TAIKEVICH, Oksana  2 min. HOLD 2:30  
CAN, BOTTERILL, Jennifer  2 min. HI-ST 3:51  
KAZ, KHLYZOVA, Tatyana  2 min. SLASH 9:20  
CAN, CAMPBELL, Cassie  2 min. TRIP 19:25

Second Period

Goals:
CAN, SHEWCHUK, Tammy Lee (GOYETTE, Danielle / SOSTORICS, Colleen) 23:49 PP
CAN, WICKENHEISER, Hayley (GOYETTE, Danielle) 35:18 PP

Penalties:
CAN, BRISSON, Therese  2 min. BOARD 21:37
KAZ, TAIKEVICH, Oksana  2 min. SLASH 23:04
KAZ, TAIKEVICH, Oksana  2 min. HI-ST 25:10
KAZ, TAIKEVICH, Oksana  2 min. TRIP 29:14
KAZ, Team  2 min. DELAY 34:16
KAZ, SHTELMAISTER, Yelena  2 min. HOLD 37:02
KAZ, POTAPOVA, Olga  2 min. TRIP 40:00

Third Period

Goals:
CAN, GOYETTE, Danielle (WICKENHEISER, Hayley) 47:27 PP
CAN, SUNOHARA, Vicky (HEFFORD, Jayna) 57:23 EQ

Penalties:
KAZ, SOLOVYEVA, Yuliya  2 min. HOLD 46:57
CAN, OUELLETTE, Caroline  2 min. ROUGH 48:23
Goaltenders Canada St-Pierre, Kim
  Kazakhstan TRUNOVA, Natalya

   

First

Second

Third

Final

Shots on Goal by Canada

24

18

24

66

  Kazakhstan

3

3

5

11


Officials Referee

HAANPAA, Anne

  Linesmen
KIRSCHNER, Tina
MACKENZIE, Megan

Attendance 7,321