Marie-Ohilip Poulin got the winning goal in a heart-stopping gold medal comeback in Canadian women’s hockey Feb. 20.
Canadians all over the world were keeping their eye on the game in any way they could, and sharing their joy via Twitter.
Well done canada!! Great comeback, great win. #CanvsUSA @Sochi2014
— Jake Newman (@SnakeGutz) February 20, 2014
The hockey gods wrote themselves one hell of a story there #CANvsUSA #canadawinsgold
— Branden Gignac (@bgig16) February 20, 2014
Wow.@HC_Women just won possibly the greatest game in women’s hockey history. That’s a gold for the ages. #CANvsUSA #goldmedalgame
— David Parkinson (@ParkinsonGlobe) February 20, 2014
After the US led 2-0 going into the third, the Canadians came up from behind scoring two goals late in the third, taking the game into overtime.
The team had all of Canada holding their breath, as they left the US with a 2-0 lead well into the third period.
It’s no surprise Canadians all over the world were responding on Twitter.
What a ladies hockey game! 2-2 after 3. Are you kidding me?? #USAvsCanada #Sochi2014
— Phil Hulett (@philhulett) February 20, 2014
Not sure if I’m gonna barf or pee my pants.Can’t imagine the moms watching their girls live in #CANvsUSA #GoCanadaGo
— charlene (@CharleneBside) February 20, 2014
I swear people in the student lounge screamed so loud I thought a serial killer was in the building #CANvsUSA
— Salma Fathy (@Salsherry) February 20, 2014
Even Kathleen Wynne and Andrea Horwath joined the conversation:
What a game and what a comeback! Amazing goal in the last minute of the hockey game. Let’s go Canada! #Sochi2014 #WeAreWinter #TeamCanada
— Kathleen Wynne (@Kathleen_Wynne) February 20, 2014
Always love a come from behind win — Let’s get the job done! #teamcanada #sochi2014 #WeAreWinter
— Andrea Horwath (@andreahorwath) February 20, 2014