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October 19, 2009 in Sports
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Team USA’s Jenny Potter, left, trails Canada’s Gillian Ferrari, right, into the corner in the first period to battle for the puck during the Canada/USA women’s hockey match Friday, Oct. 16, 2009 at the Spokane Arena.

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Team USA’s Haley Irwin, right (#21) tries to get the puck past Canada’s goalie, Shannon Szabados, in the first period during the Canada/USA women’s hockey match Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at the Spokane Arena. This one didn’t go in. In the center is Canada’s Jocelyne Larocque.

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Team USA’s Natalie Darwitz ,right, lies on the ice and tries to poke a puck past Canada’s goalie, Shannon Szabados, in the third period during the Canada/USA women’s hockey match Friday, Oct. 16, 2009. Team USA came up short 5-2. Standing in the center is Canada’s Colleen Sostorics.

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Team USA’s Jenny Potter, right, is shoved up against the boards during a battle in the corner with Canada’s Caroline Ouellette in the first period of the Canada/USA women’s hockey match Friday, Oct. 16, 2009.

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Referees had their hands full as a Canada/USA women’s hockey match Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, sometimes looked like a contest between junior hockey rivals the Spokane Chiefs and Tri-City Americans.

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Team Canada players react after the team’s second goal in the first period of its women’s hockey match with Team USA Friday, Oct. 16, 2009, at the Spokane Arena.

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Team USA’s Molly Engstrom, left, and Meghan Duggan, right, battle Canada’s Gillian Apps in front of the penalty box in the first period during the Canada/USA women’s hockey match Friday, Oct. 16, 2009.

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Team USA’s Hilary Knight, center, gets a hard shove from Canada’s Jayna Hefford, top, who was defending along with Catherine Ward (#18) and Gillian Apps (#10) during the second period of the Canada/USA women’s hockey match Friday, Oct. 16, 2009 at the Spokane Arena. Canada won 5-2. The shove earned Hefford a penalty. Kneeling at right are Team USA’s Jinelle Zaugg-Sergiej and Canada’s Jocelyne Larocque.