WJHC 2011 GDT – Canada 7, Czech Republic 2 – Game 2 – 2010-12-28 @ 2:00PM MST – TSN

By , December 28, 2010 1:16 am


Canada vs Czech Republic - 2011 World Junior Hockey Championships

Canada Canada – 7 FINAL Czech Republic Czech Republic – 2
WJHC 2011 Game 2
Canada were silver medal winners in 2010
Czech Republic finished 7th in 2010
Date: Dec 28 @ 2:00 PM MST
TV: TSN


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Canada faces the Czech Republic for game 2. The Czechs finished 7th in last year’s tournament and won their first Preliminary Round game of the tournament (2-0 over Norway) on Monday. Canada also won their opener, a 6-3 victory over the Russians.

Olivier Roy will get the start again in goal for this game. He got appeared to get off to a tough start, but was pretty solid when the Canadians needed him to be, and made 24 saves on the night. With how well Visentin had played in the pre-competition, it is good to see them giving Roy a nod of confidence. Visentin didn’t face as tough a competition as Roy, but he was quite good in net.

Prediction for this game: 7-1 Canada (yah, Canada doesn’t have any offense this year…..)

Team Canada Roster
Team Czech Republic Roster

TEAM CANADA’S LINES (unconfirmed):


Schwartz-Schenn-Leblanc
Kassian-Couturier-Foligno
Eakin-Johnsson-Connolly
Howden-Cizikas-Ashton-Hamilton (*)

Olsen-Ellis
Cowen-de Haan
Depres-Gudbransson
Barrie

Roy (*)
Visentin
* – Edmonton Oilers Prospect

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GAME STATISTICS

Game Information
Game Number 8 Round Preliminary
Arena HSBC Arena City, Country Buffalo, NY
Month / Day / Year 12/28/2010 Time 04:00 PM ET
Attendance Game Status Final
Box Score 1 2 3 Total
Canada (CAN) 2 3 2 7
Czech Republic (CZE) 1 0 1 2
Goals/Penalties
First Period
Goals:
00:49 CZE 19 Honejsek Antonin  5/5
14:43 CAN 10 Brayden Schenn (19 Ryan Johansen, 6 Ryan Ellis) 5/4
16:40 CAN 8 Jaden Schwartz (10 Brayden Schenn, 6 Ryan Ellis) 5/4
Penalties:
04:35 CAN 11 Casey Cizikas (Tripping)
10:28 CAN 11 Casey Cizikas (Inter. on Goaltender)
14:17 CZE 4 Martin Frk (Holding)
16:28 CZE 9 Petr Senkeric (Cross Checking)
Second Period
Goals:
09:20 CAN 20 Louis Leblanc  4/5
13:09 CAN 6 Ryan Ellis (10 Brayden Schenn, 25 Carter Ashton)
19:44 CAN 21 Cody Eakin (11 Casey Cizikas)
Penalties:
05:53 CAN 9 Zack Kassian (Game Misconduct)
10:53 CAN 9 Zack Kassian (Checking to the Head)
14:41 CZE 8 Michal Hlinka (Slashing)
Third Period
Goals:
09:36 CAN 22 Tyson Barrie  5/3
09:59 CAN 2 Jared Cowen  5/3
16:06 CZE 12 Jakub Jerabek  5/4
Penalties:
05:35 CAN 17 Marcus Foligno (Hooking)
05:49 CZE 4 Martin Frk (Spearing)
07:47 CZE 12 Jakub Jerabek (Holding)
09:12 CZE 1 Filip Novotny (Slashing)
10:49 CZE 4 Martin Frk (Game Misconduct)
14:06 CAN 12 Quinton Howden (Tripping)
Goaltenders
Canada
31 Olivier Roy On 1/00:00
Czech Republic
1 Filip Novotny On 1/00:00
Shots on Goal 1 2 3 Total
Canada 14 12 13 39
Czech Republic 2 11 6 19

2 Responses to “WJHC 2011 GDT – Canada 7, Czech Republic 2 – Game 2 – 2010-12-28 @ 2:00PM MST – TSN”

  1. Racki says:

    Visentin starts the next game, vs. Norway. Not calling them a cakewalk or anything, but it’s good to give Visentin some ice time. Definitely is a possibility that Visentin takes over the goaltending job at some point (permanently), so they best keep him fresh.

  2. Racki says:

    Kassian has been suspended an extra game for the hit (i.e. 2 games total – tonight and then vs. Sweden). Here is the excerpt from TSN:

    Canadian forward Zack Kassian has been suspended for two games total after receiving a match penalty on Tuesday against the Czech Republic.

    Kassian received an automatic one-game ban after being assessed the match penalty for a hit to the head and neck of Czech defenceman Petr Senkerik. Tournament judge and former NHL official Dan Marouelli assessed the additional game suspension on Wednesday morning.

    Kassian will miss Canada’s games tonight against Norway and Friday against Sweden. He will be eligible to return for the medal round games on the weekend.

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