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WJHC GDT – Canada 6 Switzerland 0 – Dec. 28, 2009 @ 2:00PM – Game 2

By , December 28, 2009 10:46 am
GDT: World Junior Hockey Championships - Canada vs. Switzerland

GDT: World Junior Hockey Championships - Canada vs. Switzerland

Alright, game 2. This is another one that should be an easy win, but it’s never smart to write a team off before playing them. From what I recall, the Swiss generally play a tight defensive game as well. So the score may be fairly close. Canada has played one game thus far, a 16-0 drubbing over Latvia. The Swiss fell 3-0 to the Americans.

Don’t forget about the Battle Of Alberta GDT, one post lower.


Just a quick post game rant. I watched the game, and Jordan Eberle played fantastic. Apparently I’m not the only one that thought so. Despite teammate Brandon McMillan recording the hat trick, Eberle won player of the game! Eberle finished the game with 1 goal, 4 assists, and was +2. Congrats Jordan!

WJHC GDT – Canada 16, Latvia 0 – Dec. 26, 2009 @ 2:00PM – Game 1

By , December 26, 2009 12:27 am
GDT: World Junior Hockey Championships - Canada vs. Latvia

GDT: World Junior Hockey Championships - Canada vs. Latvia

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.

UPDATE: Continue reading 'WJHC GDT – Canada 16, Latvia 0 – Dec. 26, 2009 @ 2:00PM – Game 1'»

Cornet and Roy cut from Team Canada, Eberle makes the cut

By , December 16, 2009 9:46 am

Philippe Cornet and Olivier Roy were announced as cuts from Team Canada at the World Junior Hockey Championships. The final cuts have been made, so as expected, Jordan Eberle has made the team. Read more on TSN.

3 Oilers make final selection camp for Team Canada WJHC team

By , December 2, 2009 1:01 pm

Edmonton Oilers prospects Jordan Eberle, Olivier Roy and Philippe Cornet have been named to the 2010 Canadian World Junior Hockey Championships final selection camp (meaning they still could get cut). From TSN – “The players will evaluated by head coach Willie Desjardins and his assistants beginning Dec. 12 and the list will be pared down to a 22-man lineup at the end of selection camp.”

Jordan Eberle is 2nd in WHL scoring Behind fellow 19 year old Brandon Kozun, who has played 5 more games and has just 1 more point. Eberle has 23 goals, 27 assists for 50 points in 24 games.

Of goalies that have played in 10 or more games so far this year, Olivier Roy is ranked 9th amongst QMJHL goales in GAA, 14th in SV%, and 6th in wins.

Philippe Cornet has 18 goals and 27 assists for 45 points in 30 games with the Rouyn-Noranda Huskies of the QMJHL. Cornet is 2nd in scoring in the QMJHL, 3 points behind teammate Gabriel Levesque (32 games played).

TSN has a list of other players named to the 36-man roster.

Want to catch a glimpse of our future?

By , November 30, 2009 9:08 pm

As per the Oilers home page, Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson and Anton Lander have been named to the Swedish World Junior team. The World Junior Hockey Championships are in Regina and Saskatoon this year. It might be worth a drive out there if you can get tickets to see MPS in action. But at the very least, we’ll be able to see them on TV.

Lander and Svensson are linemates for Timra IK of the Swedish Elite League. In 25 games, Svensson has 7 goals, 9 assists for 16 points and is -1. Lander has 4 goals and 4 assists for 8 points and is also -1.

Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson currently ranks 30th in points amongst all players in the SEL. He is also 2nd in points amongst players 21 years of age or younger. Only Marcus Kruger (age 19) has more points, with 22 in 24 games (8 goals 14 assists).

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