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United States forward Meghan Duggan shares Team USA’s secret to success and how good it felt to win against rival Canada.

After a 14-year career with the U.S. women’s national hockey team, captain Meghan Duggan announced her retirement on Tuesday.

Duggan, 33, who captained three Olympic teams, won silver in 2010 and 2014 before the team clinched its first Olympic gold in over two decades at the 2018 Pyeongchang Winter Olympics. 

Duggan played Division I hockey for the Wisconsin Badgers from 2006 to 2009, where she totaled 69 goals and 82 assists in 118 games.

“I certainly feel at peace with my decision,” Duggan said in a Zoom call with reporters. “Today is an exciting day to celebrate with my family and my teammates and so many people that have been in my life to get to this point. 

“But it’s certainly an emotional one as well. It was

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Team GB hopeful Gibson opens up on mental health challenge after Olympic and wedding postponement

Team GB hockey hopeful Harry Gibson says he’s had to dig deep to manage his mental health after the postponement of his wedding and the Olympic Games in the same year, writes Tom Harle.

The goalkeeper was making final preparations to marry fiancée Jessica in October, the highlight of a summer that should have included the Tokyo Games in July.

COVID-19 meant both have been pushed back to 2021 and Gibson says keeping physically fit and learning acceptance were key pillars of his pandemic journey.

“This was meant to be the best year ever and while I’m very lucky to have my health, it’s been rather rough for Jess and I,” said the 27-year-old.

“We gave ourselves a three-month window to postpone the wedding and ended up pulling the plug in June, the stress of it got too much.

“Tokyo was postponed on the day before my birthday, which was

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