The U.S. women's hockey team will square off against Canada on Saturday, one of many exhibitions ahead of the Sochi Olympics.
The teams will play at the University of Vermont in Burlington in the first of up to eight meetings before the Sochi Games in February. A second exhibition is scheduled for Oct. 17 in Boisbriand, Quebec.
Canada and the U.S. have met in the final of all 15 women's world championships, with the Canadians holding a 10-5 record. However, the Americans have won four of the last five world titles.
Canada is the three-time defending Olympic champion.
The four other exhibition games are scheduled for Dec. 12 in Calgary, Dec. 20 in Grand Forks, N.D., Dec. 28 in St. Paul, Minn., and Dec. 30 in Toronto.