U.S. Wins 2011 Four Nations Cup, Stack Named Best Foward
Nov. 14, 2011
Chestnut Hill, Mass. - Former Boston College women's ice hockey All-Americans Kelli Stack and Molly Schaus led the United States to the 2011 Four Nation's Cup on Sunday, Nov. 13, in Nyköping, Sweden at Stora Hallen Arena. Stack was named Best Forward of the tournament for leading all players with eight points (5g, 3a).
Schaus' lone start came in the tournament opener against Sweden. The net-minder from Natick, Mass., made eight saves in 60 minutes of play to record her sixth shutout in the Red, White and Blue. Stack posted two goals and an assist as the U.S. defeated Sweden, 8-0.
After Canada topped the United State, 3-1, in the second game of the tournament, Stack recorded two points (1g, 1a) in the 10-0 victory over Finland in the final skate of group play.
In the championship, Stack delivered two goals in regulation, but it was the Brooklyn Heights, Ohio, native's score in the shootout that helped propel Team USA past Canada, 4-3. The right wing concluded the tournament with a plus-six rating.
Full recaps, along with several links surrounding Team USA's performance in Sweden can be found at usahockey.com.