2013 WJC Day 3 Results Elena Rusko 2013 WJC Day 3 Results

The 2013 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship continued with preliminary round action Friday with four games on the schedule:


Canada 6 vs. Slovakia 3

Trailing by two goals in the second period, Canada came from behind to beat Slovakia 6-3 at the World Junior Hockey Championship Friday.

Ryan Strome (Niagara IceDogs) scored a pair of goals and defenceman Morgan Rielly (Moose Jaw Warriors) contributed a goal and an assist to lead Canada, now 2-0 in Pool B.

Canada takes on the United States on Sunday and concludes the preliminary round against host Russia on New Year's Eve.

Forwards J.C. Lipon and Anthony Camara were both out of Friday's game by 6:21 of the second period with game misconducts. That reduced Canada to 10 forwards because Boone Jenner was serving the second of a three-game suspension.

Trailing 2-0 after the first period and 3-1 midway through the second, Canada then exploded for six unanswered goals.

Mark Scheifele (Barrie Colts) scored the go-ahead goal with less than a minute remaining in the second period. Ty Rattie (Portland Winterhawks) and captain Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (Red Deer Rebels grad) also scored.

Defenceman Xavier Ouellet (Blainville-Boisbriand Armada) assisted on two Canadian goals.

Malcolm Subban (Belleville Bulls) turned away 25 of 28 shots on the Canadian net for his second win of the tournament.

One of two CHL players on Slovakia, Martin Reway of the Gatineau Olympiques recorded one assist in the contest.

Game Summary


Czech Republic 3 vs. Finland 1

The Czech Republic picked up their first win of the World Junior Championship with a 3-1 win over Finland who falls to 1-1.

All three Czech Republic goals were scored by CHL players including Tomas Hyka (Gatineau Olympiques) who opened the scoring in the first period, Marek Hrbas (Kamloops Blazers) who netted the game-winner shortly after, and Best Player Dmitrij Jaskin (Moncton Wildcats) who scored an empty-netter.

Martin Frk (Halifax Mooseheads) and Tomas Pavelka (PEI Rocket) each recorded one assist.

Patrik Bartosak (Red Deer Rebels) made 29 saves in the win.

Game Summary


Sweden 3 vs. Switzerland 2 SO

Sweden remains unbeated at the World Junior Championship after beating Switzerland 3-2 in a shootout on Friday.

Victor Rask of the Calgary Hitmen scored the shootout's only goal to lift the defending champs to victory.

Rickard Rakell of the Plymouth Whalers assisted on Sweden's second goal.

Sven Andrighetto (Rouy-Noranda Huskies) recorded one assist for Switzerland.

Game Summary


Russia 2 vs. United States 1

The host Russians remain undefeated after beating the United States 2-1 who now fall to 1-1.

Goaltender Andrei Makarov of the Saskatoon Blades was named Best Player after making 41 saves in the victory.

Artem Sergeev of the Val-d'Or Foreurs and former Sarnia Sting star Nail Yakupov each recorded an assist.

The Sting's Alex Galchenyuk picked up an assist on the lone USA goal.

John Gibson of the Kitchener Rangers made 28 saves despite the loss.

Game Summary


The 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship continues Saturday with two games including Sweden vs. Latvia and Russia vs. Germany.

For more information please visit www.hockeycanada.ca and www.worldjunior2013.com.

League Schedules
Friday November 27
GUE 0 0 KGN 1st - 9:12 www.cjoy.comohl.neulion.com
NB 1 1 NIA 1st - 7:10
SAR 0 1 OTT 1st - 8:40 chok.com
HAM 0 1 SBY 1st - 4:30
CHI 0 0 GAT 1st - 10:05 uniquefm.cawww.saguenay.radioenergie.caendirect.lhjmq.qc.ca
MON 3 0 VIC 1st - 10:19 www.kyqfm.comwww.christiannetcast.comendirect.lhjmq.qc.calive.theqmjhl.ca
REG at CAL 9:00 EST
BDN at LET 9:00 EST
EDM at PA 8:00 EST
KAM at PG 10:00 EST
SAS at SC 8:00 EST
SAG 0 1 WSR 1st - 7:45
SPO at TC 10:05 EST
KEL at VIC 10:05 EST
BAR at KIT 7:30 EST
OS at LDN 7:30 EST
BAC at RIM 7:30 EST
BAT at ROU 7:30 EST
BLB at SHA 7:30 EST
SHE 2 2 SNB 2nd - 20:00 www.christiannetcast.complayer.sherbrooke.radionrj.calive.theqmjhl.caendirect.lhjmq.qc.ca
DRU at VDO 7:30 EST
RD at MH 9:30 EST
PBO at OSH 7:35 EST
MJ at EVT 10:35 EST
VAN at SEA 10:35 EST

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