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Canada's women's hockey team drops 3rd straight Olympic tune-up to men's junior squad

Kristen Campbell stops 19 of 22 shots in 2 periods against Drumheller Dragons

Posted: October 19, 2021
Last Updated: October 19, 2021

Canada fell 8-0 to the Drumheller Dragons of the Alberta Junior Hockey League on Monday as it prepares for the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. (@HockeyCanada/Twitter)

The Drumheller Dragons held Canada's women's hockey team off the scoresheet Monday, blanking the national squad 8-0 in an Olympic tune-up.

Adam Raesler scored a hat trick for the Alberta Junior Hockey League side, while Luke Fennig added a pair of goals. Ty Daneault, Grayson Dietrich and Ty Whitford all scored singles for the men's junior A club.

Canada's Kristen Campbell stopped 19 of 22 shots in two periods of work and Emerance Maschmeyer six saves in relief.

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Eric Ward saved all five shots he faced in 29 minutes of play for the Dragons and Garrett Fuller finished out the game, making six stops.

Neither side capitalized with the man advantage, with Team Canada going 0-for-3 on the power play and Drumheller going 0-for-2.

Canada has now lost three games in a row to men's junior A hockey teams as it prepares for the 2022 Winter Games in Beijing.