The United States advanced to the IIHF Women’s World Championship semifinals on Saturday, defeating Japan 10-2.
Hillary Knight passed hockey icon Cammi Granato for the American all-time points record during Saturday’s quarterfinal, assisting on Brianna Decker’s goal in the second. The play secured Knight her 79th point to surpass Granato.
Here's a look at the Decker goal that includes the record-breaking assist from Hilary Knight! #WomensWorlds pic.twitter.com/sjl3ZItZ6o— USA Hockey (@usahockey) August 28, 2021
Here's a look at the Decker goal that includes the record-breaking assist from Hilary Knight! #WomensWorlds pic.twitter.com/sjl3ZItZ6o
Caroline Harvey was among those who scored in the squad’s offensive onslaught against Japan, notching her first career U.S. Women’s National Team goal.
The U.S. outshot Japan 62-12, resulting in the lopsided scoreline.
The U.S. Women’s National Team will play again in the tournament’s semifinals on Monday.