Game Summary

Exhibition
Thursday, October 25, 2001
Opole, Poland

Opole, Poland - Team Canada opened up its three game series against the Polish National Team with a 7-6 loss at Opole, Poland.

Team Poland opened the scoring with a quick goal 0:46 seconds into the game, but Canada replied with a goal at 5:00 to tie the game at 1-1.

After numerous scoring opportunities and chances, the first period ended 3-2 for Poland.

Canada lapsed slightly in the second period, showing signs of extended travel, as Poland scored two goals, and Canada replied with one, as the second period ended 5-3 for Team Poland.

Canada fought back with two straight goals in the third period and tied the game at 5-5, and both teams scored again to tie the game at 6-6.

With 3 seconds remaining in regulation time, Poland scored to seal the 7-6 victory.

Poland outshot Canada 33-29 in front of 2670 fans, and each team received seven minor penalty.

The second game of Canada's three game tour in Poland will take place on Friday, October 26 in Krineya, Poland.

The series wraps up on Sunday, October 28 in Nowry Tag, Poland.


Game Summary

Box Score Canada

2

1

3

6

  Poland

3

2

2

7

 

First Period

Goals/Buts :
1. 0 :46 POL Piotr Sarnik (Sebastian Gonera)
2. 5 :00 CAN Brad Bensmiller (Scott Hood)
3. 12:25 POL M. Wojciechowski (Waldemar Klisiak, K. Smiekowski) AN/PP
4. 12:55 POL Artur Slusarciuk (Waldemar Klisiak)
5. 15:49 CAN Derek Schutz (Dave Morrel)

Penalties/Pénalités :
11:26 Ian Manro, CAN (minor/mineur)

Second Period

Goals/Buts :
6. 0:43 CAN Derek Schutz (unassisted/sans aide)
7. 4:16 POL Leszek Laskiewicz (Waldermar Klisiak)
8. 7:09 POL Leszek Laskiewicz (K. Smiekowski) PPG/AN

Penalties/Pénalités :
1:38 Jason Jutte, CAN (minor/mineur);
2:03 Mariusz Duleba, POL (minor/mineur); 4:56 Piotr Gil, POL
(minor/mineur); 5:22 Jason Jutte, CAN (minor/mineur); 10:56 Sebastian
Biela, POL (minor/mineur); 17:18 Sebastian Biela, POL (minor/mineur),
Jeff Rosner, CAN (minor/mineur)

Third Period

Goals/Buts :
9. 4:07 CAN Jeff Rossner (Tyler Scott)
10. 13:18 CAN Scott Wouters (Bart Redden) PPG
11. 15:47 POL Artur Slusarciuk (Piotr Sarnik, Damian Szabon) PPG/AN
12. 19:08 POL Morgan Mann (unassisted)
13. 19:57 POL Artur Slusarciuk (Piotr Sarnik)

Penalties/Pénalités :
7:44 Kukacz Sokok, POL (minor/mineur), Jeff
Rossner, CAN (minor/mineur); 9:24 Trevor Raphehalle, CAN (minor/mineur);
11:45 Damian Szabon, POL (minor/mineur); 12:13 Piotr Gil, POL
(minor/mineur); 14:58 Brad Bensmiller, CAN (minor/mineur)

 

Goaltenders Canada Jason Clague
  Poland Tamasz Jaworski

   

First

Second

Third

Final

Shots on Goal by Canada

10

11

9

30

  Poland

16

14

9

39


Officials Referee

Waldermar Matuszak

  Linesmen
Leszek Kubislewski, Padek Meszynski

Attendance 2,670
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Brad Pascall Vice-President, Hockey Operations