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Olympic whirlwind continues with the Today Show, Good Morning America, a tweet from Britney Spears and festive dogs

It has been a whirlwind 24 hours for Grand Forks natives Monique and Jocelyne Lamoureux after the twin sisters led the U.S. to a dramatic gold medal at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Monique scored the game-tying goal with 6 minutes, 21 seconds to go in the third period and Jocelyne scored the game-winning goal in a sudden-death shootout to give the Americans their first gold in women's hockey in 20 years.

The Lamoureux twins appeared on the Today Show and Good Morning America in the hours that followed the win.

They also appeared on set with Mike Tirico for a segment.

Jocelyne received a tweet from Britney Spears, whose pop song 'Oops, I Did It Again' was the namesake for the shootout move she used to win gold.

And their dogs even got in on the fun.

The Lamoureux twins have their dogs at Stay and Play Pet Resort in Grand Forks, and they had some fun with Diesel, Millie and George.

Here's a sampling of some of the coverage:

USA Today - Shootout win was one of most satisfying moments in U.S. Olympic history

Christine Brennan - 'I have covered a lot of sports. This is one of the greatest things I have ever seen'

New York Post - Meet the twins who saved U.S. Olympic hockey

TMZ - Jeremy Roenick says Jocelyne's shootout goal + USA win a top-three moment in hockey history

Deadspin - America's Lamoureux twins take down the Canadian hockey dynasty

 

Brad Elliott Schlossman

Schlossman is in his 13th year covering college hockey for the Herald. In 2016 and 2018, he was named the top beat writer in the country by the Associated Press Sports Editors. He also was the NCHC's inaugural Media Excellence Award winner in 2018. Schlossman has voted in the national college hockey poll since 2007 and has served as a member of the Hobey Baker and Patty Kazmaier Award committees.

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