Result: USA cruise into ice hockey final

Result: USA cruise into ice hockey final
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Team USA's women's team are into the ice hockey final after beating Sweden 6-1.

The United States have cruised into the final of the women's ice hockey tournament, courtesy of a 6-1 victory over Sweden.

Alex Carpenter and Kacey Bellamy found the net just 66 seconds apart in the opening period to put the United States on course for a comfortable victory.

Amanda Kessel, Megan Bozek, Brianna Decker and Monique Lamoureaux all added to the American tally, while Sweden took until just short of the 14-minute mark to register their first shot on goal.

USA have now defeated Sweden 12 times in the last 13 meetings between the two in major international matches.

Head coach Katey Stone of the United States talks to her team on the bench during the Women's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round Group A Game against Finland on day 1 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Shayba Arena on February 8, 2014
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