Here we go, the first ever Puttin’ On The Foil GDT for the World Junior Hockey Championships, featuring Canada vs. Latvia in game 1. The Canadians finished the exhibition round undefeated, 3-0, with wins over Sweden (6-2), Finland (3-0) and the Czech Republic (3-2). Latvia only played 2 exhibition games – a 3-2 win over Russia in overtime and a 6-4 loss to Austria.
Edmonton Oilers 1st round draft pick Jordan Eberle earned 2 goals and 3 assists in 3 games played during the exhibition round.
Lines updated from new info from TSN:
FYI, there is also an Oilers game tonight (8:00PM vs. Vancouver), so look for that game day thread later.