Canada's forward Marie-Philip Poulin celebrates with forward Meghan Agosta and defenseman Meaghan Mikkelson (12) after Poulin scored against the USA in the first period of the women's gold medal ice hockey game at the Vancouver 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia, Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
February 25, 2010 5:53:16 PM PST
By GREG BEACHAM AP Sports Writer
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) - February 25, 2010 --
Canada beat its American rival 2-0 to win the women's hockey gold medal in a third straight Olympics.