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2013 WJC Blog: Day 5

Sunday, 12.30.2012 / 1:37 PM
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2013 World Junior Championship Blog
2013 WJC Blog: Day 5
2013 World Junior Championship
Team Canada Schedule
12/26 Germany W 9-3
12/28 Slovakia W 6-3
12/30 USA W 2-1
12/31 Russia 9:00 a.m.

Ryan Strome and Canada continued their undefeated round robin stage with a 2-1 victory over Team USA Sunday. With the Canadians leading 1-0, Strome scored his fourth goal of the tournament at 14:44 of the first period.

In the third period, Jacob Trouba scored for the US to make the score 2-1. As a result, Strome’s tally stood as the game-winner. Griffin Reinhart did not find the score sheet, but finished with a plus-1 rating.

Canada finishes up the preliminary round Monday vs. Russia. With a win, Canada will secure a bye in the playoff round.

BOX SCORE - CANADA 2 USA 1




Here is Strome's goal:

2013 World Junior Championship
Team Finland Schedule
12/26 Latvia W 5-1
12/28 Czech Republic L 1-3
12/30 Switzerland W 5-4 (SO)
12/31 Sweden 7:00 a.m.
Team Finland was in action Sunday as well, beating Switzerland 5-4 in a shootout. Ville Pokka did not register a point, but took five shots on goal as Finland held a 57-23 edge in shots.

The Finns trailed 2-0 after the first period, but tied it at 2-2 before the end of the middle frame. Switzerland regained a two-goal lead in the third, but Finland scored twice in the final seven minutes to force overtime. Markus Granlund scored the deciding goal in the sixth round of the shootout, improving Finland’s record to 2-1-0 in the tournament.

Finland concludes its round robin stage on Monday against Sweden, the team that won the tournament last year.

BOX SCORE - FINLAND 5 SWITZERLAND 4 (SO)

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 PIT 31 21 6 4 99 71 46
2 NYI 32 22 10 0 101 90 44
3 TBL 34 20 10 4 112 90 44
4 MTL 33 20 11 2 88 82 42
5 DET 33 17 8 8 93 82 42
6 TOR 32 19 10 3 110 91 41
7 FLA 30 14 8 8 68 76 36
8 WSH 31 15 10 6 91 85 36
9 BOS 33 16 14 3 82 85 35
10 NYR 29 15 10 4 89 79 34
11 OTT 32 14 12 6 88 88 34
12 NJD 34 12 16 6 77 98 30
13 CBJ 31 13 15 3 76 100 29
14 PHI 31 11 14 6 81 92 28
15 BUF 32 13 17 2 62 100 28
16 CAR 31 9 19 3 66 88 21

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 32 12 15 -6 27
K. Okposo 32 7 20 -4 27
B. Nelson 32 14 12 6 26
R. Strome 32 6 15 12 21
F. Nielsen 32 6 11 0 17
N. Leddy 32 5 10 8 15
J. Boychuk 22 2 12 7 14
M. Grabovski 29 5 7 3 12
N. Kulemin 32 5 7 -3 12
T. Hickey 31 2 9 2 11
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 17 6 0 .918 2.30
C. Johnson 5 4 0 .868 3.59

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