Stillwater senior wins gold in third IIHF World Championships appearance

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STILLWATER, Minn. — Josie St. Martin was Team USA’s Swiss army knife — doing it all and winning gold at the U18 World Championships in Zurich.

“It’s really cool that I finally won gold after being on the team for a couple years,” said St. Martin.

The Stillwater senior was the youngest and a rare sophomore on the World Championship team two years ago. Last year, they once again failed to win.

“I could tell she felt that she could have done more,” said Stillwater’s head coach Annie Cashman. “One thing that was awesome to see was that throughout the build-up to the tournament, her coaching staff was very involved with us.”

The third time was the charm. St. Martin scored six goals in the six-game tournament.

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“This year was, I would say, the most fun I’ve had. The most fun two weeks,” said St. Martin. “Switzerland was awesome. The team was awesome and we just ended on the highest note, winning gold.”

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