On the docket as patrons filed into the CN Centre in Prince George, B.C., in late February 2015 was the final of the Canada Winter Games between Quebec and Ontario. What onlookers were treated to that night was a spectacle, a knock ’em down, drag ’em out, winner-take-all affair that saw the combatants battle to a draw through regulation before Quebec managed an early overtime-winner to capture gold. But what fans also witnessed, unbeknownst to them, was a head-to-head between Elizabeth Giguere and Loren Gabel, two forwards who would in four short years become the most dominant one-two punch in the college game.
At the time, Giguere and Gabel were wholly unfamiliar with one another. Despite crossing paths on the provincial level and at Team Canada development camp, even calling the pair ac...
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