I hope you’re all having a good 2010 so far and that the last party of 2009 was so memorable for you that you can’t remember it.
So, the preliminary round of the 2009 World Junior Hockey Championships have concluded, so we’ll take a look at how our Oilers prospects have faired. First off, for players of the game, Jordan Eberle has earned this award twice (vs. Switzerland and USA), Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson (vs. Czech Republic) and Teemu Hartikainen (vs. Russia) have each received the honor once.
Jordan Eberle is leading the way in scoring with 10 points (5 goals, 5 assists) with Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson one point behind with 9 points (3 goals, 6 assists). Svensson also scored a very nice goal yesterday against the Finns, in which he skated through pretty much the entire line and stepped in the zone and beat the goaltender with a nice shot. We can’t be excited about today’s team, but we can definitely be excited about tomorrow’s.
So here are the stats for the tourney at this point… Continue reading 'WJHC – Preliminary round wraps up'»