Team USA and Canada meeting in the World Hockey Championship final is nothing new. Neither is the chippy play that dominated the tone in the Canadians' overtime win.
For Team USA forward Monique Lamoureux-Kolls and her husband of nearly two years, Lance Corporal Taylor Kolls, the page has turned to a new, happy chapter at the IIHF World Hockey Championships.
USA Hockey adds some new faces as it prepares for the world championship.
In an epic game, Japan rallies twice to beat the U.S. winning the World Cup for a nation reeling from natural disasters.
The 2011 women have more options than their '99 counterparts, and with a win Sunday, hopefully the next generation will have even more.
After three weeks, 30 matches and countless nail-biting moments, here's what to know before the U.S.-Japan final (2 p.m. ET, ESPN, ESPN3.com, ESPN Radio).
Thomas Dennerby thinks scoring will be a problem for Japan against a "very solid, powerful" U.S. team. His squad is the only one to face the U.S. and Japan.
espnW editor Joanne Gerstner takes viewers on a tour of the grounds of the FIFA Women's World Cup Stadium, where Team USA and Japan will face off in the tournament's final on Sunday.