CANADA 7, FRANCE 2

Monday, 05.07.2012 / 11:51 AM
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2012 IIHF World Championship
CANADA 7, FRANCE 2

Patrick Sharp finished with a goal and four assists to lead Team Canada to a 7-2 win over France in Helsinki on Monday.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins opened the scoring 1:59 into the first period and went on to add another goal and an assist, while and Jamie Benn had two goals and an assist. John Tavares finished with one assist and an even plus-minus rating, while leading his team's forwards in icetime with 18:41.

Jordan Eberle and Corey Perry also scored for Canada (2-0-1). Goaltender Devan Dubnyk picked up the victory in his first ever start at the world championship.

Brian Henderson and Alexandre Rouleau tallied for France (1-2-0).

Team Canada returns to action against Mark Streit, Nino Niederretier and the Swiss team on Wednesday at 1:15 p.m.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - MTL 76 47 21 8 200 169 102
2 x - NYR 74 47 20 7 226 172 101
3 TBL 76 46 23 7 244 198 99
4 PIT 75 41 23 11 207 188 93
5 NYI 76 44 27 5 230 211 93
6 DET 74 40 22 12 216 201 92
7 WSH 75 40 25 10 218 186 90
8 BOS 75 37 25 13 199 195 87
9 OTT 74 37 25 12 216 199 86
10 FLA 75 34 26 15 186 205 83
11 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
12 CBJ 75 36 35 4 207 232 76
13 NJD 75 31 32 12 167 192 74
14 CAR 74 28 36 10 173 202 66
15 TOR 76 28 42 6 198 244 62
16 BUF 75 20 47 8 144 254 48

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
J. Tavares 76 34 40 -3 74
R. Strome 75 15 32 19 47
K. Okposo 54 15 31 -10 46
F. Nielsen 75 13 28 9 41
B. Nelson 76 18 22 9 40
A. Lee 70 23 16 12 39
J. Bailey 64 15 23 4 38
J. Boychuk 66 8 25 9 33
T. Hamonic 66 5 25 16 30
N. Leddy 72 10 19 15 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Halak 35 16 2 .915 2.39
C. Johnson 8 8 1 .889 3.08

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