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U.S. women rout China in hockey, 12-1

February 14, 2010 |  3:17 pm


The United States' first game in the Winter Olympics women's hockey tournament went very well, with a 12-1 romp over China on Sunday. Jenny Potter scored three goals in the first 22 minutes while becoming the leading scorer in U.S. Olympic history.

Meghan Duggan scored twice for the U.S.

China fell behind 11-0 before scoring with 2:21 remaining in the game.

-- Houston Mitchell in Vancouver, Canada

Photo: Team USA scores past Danni Han of China during their women's ice hockey game. Credit: Gene J Puskar / Getty Images