2013 WJC Blog: Day 11

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2013 World Junior Championship Blog
2013 WJC Blog: Day 11
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 W 4-1
1/3* USA L 1-5
1/5** Russia L 5-6 (OT)
* Semifinal Round
* Bronze Medal Game
Team Canada fell in the Bronze Medal Game against Russia in overtime by a score of 6-5 on Saturday. Islanders prospect Ryan Strome did not find the score sheet, while Griffin Reinhart was suspended from the contest for a high-sticking incident that occurred during the semifinal vs. the US.

The Russians established a two-goal cushion on two separate occasions in the first period. Canada drew the score to 3-2 heading into the intermission on a Jonathan Huberdeau power play goal.

The Canadians knotted the score at 3-3 on an early second period man advantage marker. Before the end of regulation, Canada would come back from a 4-3 and a 5-4 deficit to force overtime.

A minute and a half into the extra period, Valeri Nichushkin scored the bronze medal-winning goal for Russia.

Strome finishes the tournament with four goals (including one game-winner) and two assists in six games. Reinhart posted an assist in five games.

BOX SCORE - RUSSIA 6 CANADA 5 (OT)
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 CZE 4 SUI 3
1/5*** Canada vs. Russia RUS 6 CAN 5 (OT)
1/5**** USA vs. Sweden USA 3 SWE 1
* Semifinals
** Placement round (5th/6th)
*** Bronze Medal Game
**** Gold Medal Game
Team USA won the Gold Medal Game against defending champion Sweden by a score of 3-1.

Sweden took a 1-0 lead a minute into the second period on a power play goal by Filip Sandberg. Later in the middle frame, the Americans tied the game and took the lead on a pair of Rocco Grimaldi goals less than three minutes apart.

In the third, with Swedish goaltender Nicklas Lundstrom pulled, Vince Trocheck scored an empty-net goal with 16 seconds remaining to make the score 3-1, securing the Americans second gold medal in four years.

BOX SCORE - USA 3 SWEDEN 1




SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - NYR 82 53 22 7 252 192 113
2 y - MTL 82 50 22 10 221 189 110
3 x - TBL 82 50 24 8 262 211 108
4 x - WSH 82 45 26 11 242 203 101
5 x - NYI 82 47 28 7 252 230 101
6 x - DET 82 43 25 14 235 221 100
7 x - OTT 82 43 26 13 238 215 99
8 x - PIT 82 43 27 12 221 210 98
9 BOS 82 41 27 14 213 211 96
10 FLA 82 38 29 15 206 223 91
11 CBJ 82 42 35 5 236 250 89
12 PHI 82 33 31 18 215 234 84
13 NJD 82 32 36 14 181 216 78
14 CAR 82 30 41 11 188 226 71
15 TOR 82 30 44 8 211 262 68
16 BUF 82 23 51 8 161 274 54

STATS

2014-2015 PLAYOFFS
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 6 2 4 3 6
J. Bailey 6 2 3 2 5
N. Leddy 6 0 5 1 5
R. Strome 6 2 1 1 3
K. Okposo 6 2 1 1 3
C. Clutterbuck 6 2 1 2 3
B. Nelson 5 2 0 1 2
N. Kulemin 6 1 1 0 2
L. Visnovsky 4 0 2 5 2
J. Boychuk 6 0 2 1 2
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 3 3 1 .926 2.34
M. Neuvirth 0 0 0 1.000 0.00

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