2013 WJC Blog: Day 9

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2013 World Junior Championship Blog
2013 WJC Blog: Day 9
2013 World Junior Championship
Playoff Round Schedule
1/3* Canada vs. USA USA 5 CAN 1
1/3* Sweden vs. Russia SWE 3 RUS 2 (SO)
1/4** Czech Republic vs. Switzerland 8:00 a.m.
1/5*** Canada vs. Russia 4:00 a.m.
1/5**** USA vs. Sweden 8:00 a.m.
* Semifinals
** Placement round (5th/6th)
*** Bronze Medal Game
**** Gold Medal Game
Griffin Reinhart and Ryan Strome were on the losing end of a 5-1 decision as the United States beat Canada to advance to the Gold Medal Game. Neither Islanders prospect scored a point in the loss.

The US led 2-0 after the first period on a pair of goals by Jake McCabe. The Americans doubled their lead in the second period.

Trailing 4-0, Canada scored a short-handed marker four minutes into the third. But later in the period, John Gaudreau lit the lamp for the US, capping the score at 5-1.

Canada will take on Russia, who lost to Sweden in a shootout in the other semifinal, in the Bronze Medal Game on Jan. 5 at 4:00 a.m. The Gold Medal Game between the US and Sweden will start at 8:00 a.m.

BOX SCORE - USA 5 CANADA 1

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 82 38 48 5 86
K. Okposo 60 18 33 -8 51
R. Strome 81 17 33 23 50
F. Nielsen 78 14 29 8 43
B. Nelson 82 20 22 6 42
A. Lee 76 25 16 9 41
J. Bailey 70 15 26 3 41
N. Leddy 78 10 27 18 37
J. Boychuk 72 9 26 15 35
T. Hamonic 71 5 28 15 33
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 38 17 4 .914 2.43
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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