GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 13: Jocelyne Lamoureux #17 of the United States celebrates scoring a second period goal against Olympic Athletes from Russia during the Women's Ice Hockey Preliminary Round - Group A game on day four of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Kwandong Hockey Centre on February 13, 2018 in Gangneung, South Korea.
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By Samantha Cooney
February 13, 2018

American hockey player Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson made Olympic history on Tuesday by scoring two goals in six seconds.

The forward notched the two scores in the team’s preliminary round game against Russia, in a game Team USA won 5-0. The back-to-back goals broke the Olympics record set by Sweden’s Carl-Göran Öberg, who scored two goals in an eight-second span at the 1960 Winter games in Squaw Valley, California.

Lamoureux-Davidson, who plays on Team USA with her sister Monique, helped the American women win silver medals at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, Canada and the 2014 games in Sochi, Russia.

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Off the ice, she has been a vocal advocate for equal pay. Last March, Lamoureux-Davidson and her teammates announced they would boycott the world championship unless they received more comparable compensation to the national men’s hockey team. The team struck a deal with the sport’s governing body later that month.

 

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