Spooner scored twice in women’s hockey worlds for Canada in a 5–0 win over Switzerland.

Spooner scored twice in women's hockey worlds for Canada in a 5–0 win over Switzerland.

Calgary: Canada led by Natalie Spooner registered a 5-0 win over Switzerland in the Women’s Hockey World Cup on Tuesday.

Melody Dossett scored a goal and assisted, Emily Clark scored a low and Jimmy Bourbonnese ended the attack for the hosts at Winsport’s Marquin McPhail Center.

Canada captain Mary Philip Boleyn was hit by a foul in the third innings and could not finish the game.

Emerence Mashmeyer recorded 12 parades on his maiden start in the tournament.

And Swiss Andrea Brindley, who tends to score in favor of Ohio State, scored 41 times in the defeat. In the third period she was replaced by Saskia Maurer, who held 17 rounds.

Canada (3-0) finished their Group A preliminary round on Thursday against defending champions USA, who are also 3-0 and have not scored a goal in the tournament.

The Americans beat Russia 6-0 last Tuesday. Hilary Knight’s 45th Professional World Cup goal surpassed American Kami Granato for the most number of goals in tournament history.

The quarter-finals will be played on Saturday, the semi-finals on Monday and the medal matches on Tuesday.

Japan (1-1) and Hungary (0-2) met in a Group B match on Tuesday.

Swiss Alina Müller, who led the 2018 Olympic ice hockey tournament with seven goals and three assists in six matches, did not play on Tuesday.

Mueller suffered a leg injury in the second half of Saturday’s 3-1 loss to Russia.

Goalkeeper Kristen Campbell joined the Canadian team behind Matchmeier on Tuesday. Strikers Laura Stacey and Kristen O’Neill were also on the team for the first time in the tournament.

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Head coach Troy Ryan has given goalkeeper Anne-René Despions a day off after two consecutive matches. Assistant Captain Brian Jenner and Defense Attorney Emma Maltese took a breath.

Canada broke the Swiss two-player advantage early in the third game, but Pauline was injured in the process. She was shot in the chest and she was moaning in pain.

Spooner scored both the goals from close range in the hitts. She redirected Emma Shelton’s shot at 1:01 of third.

In the last minute of the second half, Machmayer dismissed Swiss captain Lara Stalder. At 4:34 p.m. Dust sent a hacker from the air to the point with a shot from Irene Ambrose.

Spooner opened Brindley’s quick shot of Renata at 9:55 a.m., just 17 seconds after Bourbonne hit Ricochet.

Clarke scored a small goal in 4:04 of the second half when Clarke rebounded after a solo effort from Blair Turnbull.

Canada beat the Swiss 21:5 without a goal in the first half. The hosts did not score any goal in the first half of the tournament.

NOTES: Canadian Women’s assistant head coach Jim Midgley was named assistant coach for the New York Rangers in the NHL on Tuesday. . . Melody Doust and Natalie Spooner led Canada in the tournament with five points each.

This report was first published by The Canadian Press on August 24, 2021.

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