"We're excited that they're here," Canada goaltender Shannon Szabados said. "It wouldn't be the same without them whether they weren't here or if it was a different squad that they brought."
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"We expected it to be a great game and a close game," said Canada goalie Shannon Szabados, who made 14 saves. "I think that was the key to it: We didn't get frustrated."
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