Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Canadiens/Senators, World Juniors, Spengler Cup, Cam Ward Scores and More

Happy Holidays Habs fans!

Well, that was not was not an especially close first day at the World Juniors, was it?

Brendan Gallagher, who had a goal and an assist, and Team Canada hammered Finland to the tune of 8-1.

Meanwhile, Jarred Tinordi's American squad crushed Denmark 11-3. The hulking blueliner had a goal in the contest.

The Swedes also cruised past the Latvians by a final score of 9-4.

At least the Swiss kept things interesting, losing 3-0 to Russia but fighting throughout the game, peppering the opposing keeper with 40 shots.

Speaking of Switzerland, the Spengler Cup in Davos also got underway yesterday. Team Canada imposed its will abroad as well, overwhelming HK Vitkovice 7-1.

As for the Montreal Canadiens (remember them?) they head back into action tonight against the surprising Senators, who currently hold on to eighth place in the East with 39 points.

Oh, and in what proved to be a rather interesting day of hockey, Cam Ward was credited with a goal last night.

Habs News

HabsWorld.net - HW Recap: Is it rock bottom yet?

Hockey Inside / Out - Bounce-back game for P.K.?

TSN - Subban looks to be back for Habs after being healthy scratch

TSN - Michalek will return to Senators' lineup Tuesday against Habs

Hockey News

IIHF - Skillful Russians blank Swiss

IIHF - U.S Shuts down Denmark

IIHF - Boxing Day Blowout

IIHF - Swedes Start Strong

Spengler Cup - Canada’s Great Start to the Spengler Cup

TSN - Team Canada loses Smith-Pelly for remainder of tournament

TSN - Romanuk: A blowout start for Canada at Spengler Cup


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