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Lack of scoring a worry for U.S. women's hockey team as Olympics approach

Lack of scoring a worry for U.S. women's hockey team as Olympics approach

After scoring a mere two goals in their last three games — all losses to archrival Canada — members of the U.S women’s national team can’t fool themselves into thinking their level of play is good enough to win an Olympic gold medal at Pyeongchang two months from now.

Their 3-1 loss to Canada on Friday before a lively crowd of 6,098 at SAP Center confirmed that their offense has dried up and must somehow be revived before the Olympic tournament begins. The U.S. has won three of its seven pre-Olympic matchups against Canada, scoring one goal in an overtime loss on Dec. 5 and none in a 2-0 loss on Dec. 15 before being held to one goal on Friday. That goal resulted from a power play,...

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