Two North Dakota natives are on their quest to become the second and third Olympic gold medalists born in the state.
Monique Lamoureux-Morando and her twin sister, Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson, were born in Grand Forks in 1989.
The sisters became stand-out hockey players for University of North Dakota.
The Lamoureux twins were members of the U.S. Women's Olympic hockey teams in 2010 and 2014, when Team USA won silver medals at the Sochi, Russia and Vancouver, British Columbia, games.
This is their third time competing in the Olympics, and the sisters say it might be their last.
“I think this is by far the fastest and most skilled team we've played with and been a part of, and I really think that's what we're excited for is to see. As we get on in this tournament with our second game tomorrow, is really letting that shine through in our performances in the next couple games,” said Jocelyne, Team USA hockey player.
Typically, Canada is Team USA's biggest competitor, but Finland brought their game this year.
Team USA won the opening game 3-1 with Monique putting up a goal.
Tuesday they take on the OAR at 6:10 a.m. Central Time.