“It’s an incredible rivalry,” said Duggan, who was wearing the captain’s “C’’ on her jersey when she was interviewed on TV during the NHL game. “We’re doing everything we can to prepare ourselves to get a great game over there.”
The Americans and Canadians are the favorites to meet again in the gold medal game on Feb. 20. The two North American hockey powers have won every world championship and every Olympic gold medal since the sport was added to the Winter Games in Nagano in 1998.
Chu, a Harvard graduate, is the oldest player at 31 and Lee Steckline the youngest at 19.