25th anniversary of historic first Olympic gold medal


Women’s National Hockey Team captured its first gold medal at the 1998 Nagano Games, the American women are still going toe-to-toe on the ice with perennial foe Canada. The U.S. women are currently up 3-2 over Canada in the 2022-23 Rivalry Series, which resumes action this Monday, Feb. 20. The series was introduced by USA Hockey and Hockey Canada during the 2018-19 season as an annual showcase of these superstar squads, but ahead of the teams’ 173rd meeting in international competition, On Her Turf takes a look back at the Olympic triumph that launched a U.S. women’s sports phenomenon.