Women’s hockey winter update No. 1
Release: 12/20/2016
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A total of 10 current and former UND women’s hockey student-athletes competed in international competition over the past week, Dec. 16-19. Three skaters partook in the USA-Canada Series in Sarnia, Ontario, five at the Four Nations Tournament held in Linkoping, Sweden, and two at the Group F Olympic qualifiers in Stavanger, Norway.

USA vs Canada December Series – Sarnia, Ontario – Dec. 17/19
Canada won both games of the two-game series, coming from behind in both, winning the first game 5-3 and the second game 3-2 in overtime.

Halli Krzyzaniak – Team Canada
Assisted on the power-play goal to give Canada a 1-0 lead in the first game of the series ... Was one of only three Canadian defensemen to record a point.

Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson – Team USA
Led all skaters on both teams with five points, stemming from one goal and four assists ... Had a hand in all five USA goals over the series ... Assisted on all three goals in the 5-3 loss on the first night ... Scored the first USA goal, before assisting on the second in the 3-2 OT loss.

Monique Lamoureux-Morando – Team USA
Recorded two assists, one in each game ...  Finished fourth on the U.S. team with two points ... Was one of only two U.S. defensemen to record a point.

Olympic Qualification Preliminary Round 3 Group F – Stavanger, Norway – Dec. 16-18
Norway won the qualification round to advance onto a final round of qualification set for Feb. 9-12, 2017. Norway won all three games, only conceding two goals in the process. Team Hungary finished second in the group, losing only to Norway.

Andrea Dalen – Team Norway
Recorded three assists, tying for the lead in assists at the tournament ... Tallied two assists in the 6-2 win over Slovakia on Dec. 16 ... Led Norway with 19 shots on net ... Finished the tournament with a +5 plus/minus rating.

Dorci Medgyes – Team Hungary
Led the Hungarian team with three points, from one goal and two assists ... Tied for fourth overall at the tournament in scoring ... Recorded all three points in the 5-2 win over Kazakhstan on Dec. 18 ... Finished with five shots on net and a +1 plus/minus rating.

Four Nations Tournament – Linkoping, Sweden – Dec. 16-18
The event featured Finland, Germany, Russia and Sweden playing in a round-robin tournament. Finland won all three of its games, while Sweden finished second with a 1-1-1 record and Germany finished fourth with a 0-2-1 record.

Michell Karvinen – Team Finland
Led the tournament in scoring with five goals and three assists ... Scored a hat trick in the 6-2 win over Russia on the opening day ... One goal against Russia was on the power-play ... Scored the game-winner against Germany on Dec. 18, goal was also scored shorthanded ... Finished with a +5 plus/minus rating and eight shots on net for a tournament best .625 shooting percentage.

Emma Nuutinen – Team Finland
Skated in all three games ... Finished the tournament with a +1 plus/minus rating, four shots on net and a tournament high 10 penalty minutes.

Susana Tapani – Team Finland
Fourth in tournament scoring with three goals and one assist ... Recorded two points, a goal and an assist, in the 6-2 win over Russia on Dec. 16 ... Scored on the power play to give Finland a 2-0 lead against Sweden ... Scored her third goal of the tournament to give Finland a 2-0 lead against Germany ... Finished with a +5 plus/minus rating and nine shots on net.

Tanja Eisnenschmid – Team Germany
Scored one goal and tallied one assist, both coming in the 3-2 shootout loss to Sweden on Dec. 16 ... Scored her lone goal with less than four minutes remaining in regulation to tie the game at 2-2 ... Finished the tournament with a team-high seven shots on net.

Johanna Fallman – Team Sweden
Recorded two assists, both coming in the 3-1 win against Russia on Dec. 18 ... Finished the tournament with four shots on net and a +1 plus/minus rating.

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