United States rallies, defeats Finland 3-1

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The United States erased a one-goal deficit en route to a 3-1 victory against Team Finland Sunday at the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics.

Monique Lamoureux-Morando and Kendall Coyne each tallied second-period goals while Maddie Rooney made 23 saves for the U.S..

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Finland scored in the final seconds of the first period when Petra Nieminen made a pretty pass and found a cutting Vinla Hovi to give Finland a 1-0 advantage.

However, the United States rallied back. Lamoureux-Morando was able to dig the puck out of the corner, drive to the net and then collect her own rebound to knot the game, 1-1 at 8:58 of the second period.

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