Canadian women's hockey team kicks off nine-game, pre-Olympic series against U.S.

Canada's Natalie Spooner, left, checks Savannah Harmon, of the United States, during second period gold medal final IIHF Women's World Championship hockey action in Calgary, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh Canada's Natalie Spooner, left, checks Savannah Harmon, of the United States, during second period gold medal final IIHF Women's World Championship hockey action in Calgary, Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh