Riveters edge Force 2-1 in PHF overtime

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Sarah Bujold scored 47 seconds into overtime and the Metropolitan Riveters edged the visiting Montreal Force 2-1 in Premier Hockey Federation action on Saturday.

Ebba Berglund gave the New Jersey-based Riveters a 1-0 lead at 17:09 of the first period.

Montreal responded with a goal by Kristina Shanahan at 9:53 of the second, setting the stage for overtime.

Metropolitan outshot Montreal 39-28.

The Force (8-13-2) are fifth in the seven-team women's professional hockey circuit. The Riveters (8-13-0) are sixth. The teams will play again Sunday.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published March 4, 2023.

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