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Canada Drops Opener

Czech Republic & Slovakia | by Bayshore News Staff  

Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup


    Ivan Hlinka Under 18 Hockey Championship

    At Bratislava, Slovakia
    Russia 4 Canada 3 (SO)
    Finland 6 Slovakia 1

    At Breclav, Czech Republic
    Sweden 6 United States 1
    Czech Republic 6 Switzerland 2

Russia 4 Canada 3 ( shootout )

Ruslan Iskakov scored twice in the shootout as Russia defeated Canada 4-3 in overtime to open the Bratislava Group.

Iskakov one-upped Canadian captain Joe Veleno, who was 1-for-2 in his attempts.

Barrett Hayton ( Sault Ste Marie Greyhounds ), Jack McBain ( Barrie Colts draft pick ) and Akil Thomas ( Niagara IceDogs ) scored for Canada.

Aidan Dudas of the Owen Sound Attack is a member of Team Canada

Canada meets Finland today in their second match.


    At Bratislava, Slovakia
    Finland vs. Canada, 9:30 a.m.
    Slovakia vs. Russia, 1 p.m.

    At Breclav, Czech Republic
    Switzerland vs. United States, 9:30 a.m.
    Czech Republic vs. Sweden, 1 p.m.

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