2010 4 Nations Cup

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2010 Four Nations Cup
Tournament details
Host country  Canada
Dates November 9–13
Teams 4
Venue(s) (in 2 host cities)
Final positions
Champions Gold medal blank.svg  Canada
Tournament statistics
Matches played 8
Goals scored 48 (6 per match)
Scoring leader(s) Tie: Canada Meghan Agosta and Haley Irwin

The 2010 4 Nations Cup was held in Clarenville, Newfoundland and St. John's, Newfoundland from November 9 to November 13, 2010. Games were played at the Clarenville Events Centre and Mile One Centre. The 15th edition of the international tournament was held in Newfoundland to help Hockey Newfoundland and Labrador mark its 75th anniversary.[1] The teams involved were the Canada, the United States, Sweden, and Finland.

Gold medal game[edit]

In the gold medal game of the 2010 Four Nations Cup, Rebecca Johnston's second goal of the game clinched the gold medal for Canada. Said goal came on a power play 6:21 into overtime. The goal gave Canada a 3-2 win over the United States. It was Hockey Canada's 12th championship in the tournament's 15-year history.[2]

Meaghan Mikkelson of St. Albert, Alta., had a goal and an assist for Canada, while Shannon Szabados of Edmonton stopped 24 shots for the victory. Julie Chu and Kendall Coyne scored for the United States. Golatender Molly Schaus faced 52 shots, including 20 in a scoreless third period. In overtime, Schaus faced 11 shots.

Johnston notched the only goal of the first period, with 3:14 left in the period. The U.S. jumped ahead 2-1 midway through the second period, when Chu and Coyne scored in a span of 1:17. Mikkelson drew Canada even with 1:49 left in the third period. Kacey Bellamy picked up a tripping penalty 4:58 into overtime. This led to Johnston scoring on a 4-on-3 power play 1:23 later. The attendance at Mile One Centre was 6,200.

Canada[edit]

  • November 8: The Canadian National women’s team played against the St. John’s Pennecon Privateers boys team. The game was contested at the Glacier in Mount Pearl, Newfoundland as a warmup for the 4 Nations Cup. Joe Trenholm’s goal with just over two minutes to go in the third period was the game-winning goal. The Privateers triumphed by a 5-4 tally.[3]
  • On November 11, Canada's National Women's Team was at Duckworth and Water Street to observe Remembrance Day ceremonies in downtown St. John's.[4]

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Club
1 Shannon Szabados Goaltender 5'8 2009-10 Canada women's national ice hockey team
2 Meghan Agosta Forward 5'7 2009-10 Canada women's national ice hockey team
Mercyhurst
6 Rebecca Johnston Forward 5'9 2009-10 Canada women's national ice hockey team
7 Cherie Piper Forward 5'6 2009-10 Canada women's national ice hockey team
Brampton Thunder
8 Annie Guay Defence 5'8 Montreal Stars
10 Gillian Apps Forward 6'0 2009-10 Canada women's national ice hockey team
Brampton Thunder
12 Meghan Mikkelson Defence 5'9 2009-10 Canada women's national ice hockey team
Edmonton Chimos
13 Caroline Ouellette - A Forward 5'11 2009-10 Canada women's national ice hockey team
Montreal Stars
14 Courtney Birchard Defence 5'9 New Hampshire
15 Tara Watchorn Defence 5'9 Boston University
16 Jayna Hefford- A Forward 5'8 2009-10 Canada women's national ice hockey team
Brampton Thunder
18 Bobbi Jo Slusar Defence 5'4 Strathmore Rockies
19 Brianne Jenner Forward 5'9 Cornell Big Red
20 Jennifer Wakefield Forward 5'9.5 2009-10 Canada women's national ice hockey team
Boston University Terriers
21 Haley Irwin Forward 5'7 2009-10 Canada women's national ice hockey team
Minnesota Duluth
22 Hayley Wickenheiser- C Forward 5'10 2009-10 Canada women's national ice hockey team
23 Jocelyne Larocque Defence 5'6 Minnesota Duluth
24 Natalie Spooner Forward 5'9 Ohio State
25 Tessa Bonhomme- A Defence 5'7 2009-10 Canada women's national ice hockey team
Toronto (CWHL)
26 Sarah Vaillancourt Forward 5'5 2009-10 Canada women's national ice hockey team
28 Vicki Bendus Forward 5'2 Mercyhurst
29 Marie-Philip Poulin Forward 5'6 2009-10 Canada women's national ice hockey team
Boston University
30 Christina Kessler Goaltender 5'6 Burlington Barracudas
33 Kim St. Pierre Goaltender 5'9 2009-10 Canada women's national ice hockey team

[5]

Stats[edit]

= Indicates team leader
Name GP Goals Assists Points
Meghan Agosta 4 1 7 8
Haley Irwin 4 3 5 8
Vicki Bendus 4 2 5 7
Rebecca Johnston 4 4 3 7
Jennifer Wakefield 4 2 5 7

[6]

Finland[edit]

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Club
1 Anna Vanhatalo Goaltender 5'10 SKIF, Nizhny Novgorod
2 Suvi Vacker Defense 5'6 JYP Jyvaskyla
4 Rosa Lindstedt Defense 6'1 Ilves Tampere
5 Mariia Posa Defense 5'5 Minnesota Duluth
6 Jenni Hiirikoski Defense 5'3 JYP Jyvaskyla
14 Niina Makinen Forward 5'8
15 Minttu Tuominen Forward 5'5 Ohio State
29 Karolina Rantamaki Forward 5'4 SKIF, Nizhny Novgorod
30 Maija Hassinen Goaltender 5'3 HPK Hameenlinna
31 Noora Raty Goaltender 5'5 Minnesota

[7]

Sweden[edit]

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Club
2 Elin Holmlov Forward 5'8 Minnesota Duluth
13 Erica Uden Johansson Forward 5'7 Quinnipiac
30 Kim Martin Goaltender 5'5 2010 Sweden women's national ice hockey team

[8]

USA[edit]

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Club
1 Molly Schaus G 5-8 Boston College Eagles
31 Jessie Vetter G 5-8 2009–10 United States women's national ice hockey team
22 Kacey Bellamy D 5-8 2009–10 United States women's national ice hockey team
8 Caitlin Cahow D 5-4 2009–10 United States women's national ice hockey team
9 Molly Engstrom D 5-9 2009–10 United States women's national ice hockey team
Meagan Mangene D 5-6 Boston College Eagles
Michelle Picard D 5-6 Noble and Greenough School/Massachusetts Spitfires U19
Josephine Pucci D 5-8 Harvard Crimson
Anne Schleper D 5-10 Minnesota Golden Gophers
13 Julie Chu F 5-8 2009–10 United States women's national ice hockey team
Kendall Coyne F 5-2 Berkshire School
Brianna Decker F 5-4 Wisconsin
10 Meghan Duggan F 5-9 Wisconsin
Sarah Erickson F 5-7 Minnesota
Amanda Kessel F 5-6 Minnesota
21 Hilary Knight F 5-10 Wisconsin
17 Jocelyne Lamoureux F 5-6 North Dakota
7 Monique Lamoureux F 5-6 North Dakota
Erika Lawler F 5-0 2009–10 United States women's national ice hockey team
Jenny Potter F 5-4 2009–10 United States women's national ice hockey team
Haley Skarupa F 5-5 Washington Pride U19
Allie Thunstrom F 5-5 Boston College

Schedule[edit]

Date Teams Location Time Score Goal scorers
Fri Nov 5 USA vs. Sweden (exhibition) Brunswick, Maine 7 pm US, 4-1[9] Jinelle Zaugg-Siergiej (2), Caitlin Cahow, Allie Thunstrom
Tues Nov 9 Finland vs. Sweden Clarenville, Newfoundland 7 pm Finland 3-0[10] Saara Tuominen, Karoliina Rantamäki, Michelle Karvinen
Tues Nov 9 USA vs. Canada St. John's, Newfoundland 7:30 pm USA 3-2 (Shootout)[11] US: Jenny Potter, Meghan Duggan
Can: Marie-Philip Poulin, Meaghan Mikkelson
Wed Nov 10 Sweden vs. Canada Clarenville, Nfld 7 pm Canada, 8-1 [12] Can: Natalie Spooner (3), Haley Irwin, Rebecca Johnston (2), Vicki Bendus, Meaghan Mikkelson
Swe: Therése Sjolander
Wed Nov 10 USA vs. Finland St. John's, Nfld 7:30 pm USA, 4-0[13] US: Jocelyne Lamoureux, Brianne Decker, Meghan Duggan (2)
Fri Nov 12 USA vs. Sweden St. John's, Nfld 1:00 pm USA, 4-0[14] Hilary Knight, Kacey Bellamy, Monique Lamoureux, Erika Lawler
Fri Nov 12 Canada vs. Finland St. John's, Nfld 7:30 pm Canada, 15-0[15] Meghan Agosta, Meaghan Mikkelson, Marie-Philip Poulin (3), Jennifer Wakefield (2), Jayna Hefford, Caroline Ouellette, Hayley Wickenheiser, Haley Irwin (2), Vicki Bendus, Cherie Piper, Natalie Spooner
Sat Nov 13 Finland vs. Sweden (Bronze Medal Game) St. John's, Nfld 4:00 pm Finland 2-1[16] Fin:Karoliina Rantamäki, Annina Rajahuhta
Swe: Pernilla Winberg
Sat Nov 13 Canada vs. US (Gold Medal Game) St. John's, Nfld 7:30 pm 3-2 (OT) [17] Canada: Rebecca Johnston(2), Meaghan Mikkelson
US:Julie Chu, Kendall Coyne

Awards and honors[edit]

Player of the game[edit]

Date Player Country Player Country
Nov. 10 Rosa Lindstedt  Finland Brianna Decker  United States
Nov. 13 Rebecca Johnston  Canada Molly Schaus  United States

References[edit]

See also[edit]