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Wheeler's overtime goal helps Canada win women's under-18 world championship

5 monthes ago   |   By National Post

OBIHIRO, Japan - Maddi Wheeler scored in overtime as Canada defeated the United States 3-2 on Sunday to win its fifth under-18 women's world hockey championship.
Wheeler, from Erinsville, Ont., drove hard to the net and jammed home her own rebound just 1:34 into overtime, giving Canada its first world title since 2014.
“I picked the puck up in the neutral zone, passed it off to me. We were on a 4-on-3 power play so I had some space,” said Wheeler. “I drove wide and picked up my own rebound. We had a good net drive, so it was wide open.”
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