It was the perfect jaw-dropping finale to a game that swiftly developed into a classic for the ages.
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'Oops' shot snaps Canadian hold, wins gold for U.S.She's practiced the "Oops, I did it again" thousands of times in training, and Thursday her signature trick was worth its weight in Olympic gold as American Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson's shootout winner broke a 16-year Canadian stranglehold on the women's ice hockey title.It was just as tight in the shootout up until sudden death when U.S. coach Robb Stauber tapped Lamoureux-Davidson to take the next U.S. shot.As exhilarating and redeeming a victory it was for the U.S., it was devastating for four-time gold medal winners Canada. In Sochi four years ago, it was Canada who spoiled the U.S.' late lead and snatched the win in overtime.Canadian coach Laura Schuler – a member of the team that finished runners-up to the U.S. 20 years ago – knew only too well what her team was going through.
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