Five Wisconsin women among Team USA hockey gold medalists who beat Canada in shootout

It took 20 years of waiting, an incredible match that went to overtime and the stress of a shootout, but finally, Team USA has conquered their Canadian Olympic nemesis in an Olympic gold medal match.

The Americans, using the game-clinching shootout goal from Jocelyne Lamoureaux-Davidson (click link to watch), defeated Canada 3-2. Five players with Wisconsin ties are among those taking Olympic gold home.

Maddie Rooney made the save of a lifetime to stop Canada's last attempt by Megan Agosta.

Amanda Kessel of Madison scored one of the shootout goals. Hilary Knight, who went to UW-Madison, scored the first goal for Team USA (click link to watch). Canada has five players as well who went to UW-Madison.

Team USA's golden "cheeseheads" include:
- Meghan Duggan (Captain, former UW Badger)
- Brianna Decker (from Dousman, former UW Badger)
- Amanda Kessel (from Madison)
- Hilary Knight (former UW Badger)
- Alex Rigsby (from Delafield, former UW Badger)

Team Canada silver-winning "cheeseheads" are:
- Emily Clark (UW Badger)
- Ann-Renee Desbiens (former UW Badger)
- Meaghan Mikkelson (former UW Badger)
- Sarah Nurse (former UW Badger)
- Blayre Turnbull (former UW Badger)

This is Team USA's first gold medal since 1998. Canada had won every gold since then.

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