Hockey

Canada, U.S. to kick off women's hockey pre-Olympic season in October

The games are scheduled for Oct. 22 in Allentown, Pa., and Oct. 25 in Hartford, Conn. The Canadian team has centralized in Calgary to begin its Olympic preparation.

Games scheduled for Oct. 22 in Allentown, Pa., Oct. 25 in Hartford, Conn.

Canada's Meaghan Mikkelson fights for control of the puck with U.S.A.'s Hayley Scamurra during a 2020 Women's Rivalry Series hockey game. The U.S. will host Canada in two games this October, to kick off the Olympic preseason. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press )

The United States will host Canada in two women's hockey games in October.

The games are scheduled for Oct. 22 in Allentown, Pa., and Oct. 25 in Hartford, Conn., and will kick off a series of games between the two teams this winter in their preparations for Beijing's Winter Olympics in February.

The two teams are currently playing in the women's world hockey championship in Calgary.

The Canadian team has centralized in Calgary to begin its Olympic preparation.

The U.S. will do the same in Blaine, Minn. The Americans have won five straight world titles.

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