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U.S. women's hockey team loses to Canada, 5-2

October 17, 2009 |  5:55 pm

Caroline Ouellette scored two power-play goals in the second period to lead Team Canada to a 5-2 victory over Team USA in a matchup of Vancouver Olympic hockey gold-medal contenders Friday at Spokane, Wash.

Gigi Marvin of Warroad, Minn., and Jenny Potter of Edina, Minn., scored for the U.S. Goaltender Jessie Vetter of Cottage Grove, Wis., lost to Canada for the first time in six games against the defending Olympic gold medalists.

The two teams are likely to meet again in the Women's Four Nations Cup, Nov. 3-7 in Finland.

More info about the women's team is available at the team's Facebook page and at www.usahockey.com.

--Helene Elliott