Goaltending is by far the toughest position to predict.
43 seconds away from being eliminated….
Well how about this? A Gold Medal game will not feature Canada, Russia or Sweden for the first time in 18 years. This year it will be United States and Finland. The 2 matched up on New Years Eve in a game that saw that Americans win 4-1. Let’s see who has the advantage. Forwards Hard to argue a team that has Ryan Poehling, Oliver … Continue reading Gold Medal: USA vs Finland
This one was in the bag for the Americans from the drop of the puck.
FINLAND-2 CANADA-1 OT 2 goals in the 2 biggest games of the tournament. A power-play that ranked 8th and a Quarterfinal exit. That’s the report on Team Canada. The Canadians got a 2nd period goal from Ian Mitchell and Mike Dipietro seemed to be stealing the game. That all changed with 46 seconds left as an Eeli Tolvanen centering pass went off of Aleksi Heponiemi … Continue reading Canada loses in the Quarterfinals
The quarterfinals are upon us and the games on the docket this evening are all good ones.
RUSSIA-2 CANADA-1 Win and you play Slovakia, lose and you have a much tougher task against USA or Finland. Well the US beat Finland and that will be Canada’s Quarterfinal opponent. To start off, anytime your Captain is diving around and embarrassing himself. You don’t deserve to win. Max Comtois dove for the 5th time in 4 games and you’d have to assume he’s getting … Continue reading Canada loses to Russia and draws Finland
CANADA-5 CZECH REPUBLIC- 1 Well it wasn’t a dominant performance, but it was never really in doubt. Canada lead 3-1 after the 1st period and never looked back. A dicey start to the 2nd period which was saved by a few good stops by Mikey Dipietro who will start the rest of the way barring any poor performances. The 2nd period was saved by Mackenzie … Continue reading Canada Moves to 3-0
This should not have been a one goal game.