Game Summary
Japan 4 - Germany 1
 

JAPAN STAYS UNBEATEN WITH WIN OVER GERMANS

VANCOUVER, BC –Japan moved to 2-0 at the 2009 Hockey Canada Cup with a 4-1 victory over Germany on Wednesday afternoon at UBC Thunderbird Arena.

The teams were tied 1-1 after one period, with Noritaka Ito scoring for Japan and Gerd Bleidorn replying for Germany just under seven minutes later.

Japan took over the game in the second with a three-goal outburst. Naohiko Ishida restored the Japanese lead early in the frame before Takayuki Endo and Kazuhiro Takahashi counted goals 18 seconds apart in the final minute of the period.

Germany, who fell to 0-2 with the loss, will face the United States on Thursday (1 p.m. PT) in its preliminary round finale, while Japan will face Canada later Thursday (7 p.m. PT) in the final preliminary contest for both.

Game Information/Reseignements sur le match
Event/Événement Hockey Canada Cup Location/Emplacement Vancouver, BC, CAN
Date Wed. Feb. 25, 2009 Arena/Aréna UBC Thunderbird Arena
Time/Heure 13:00 PT Attendance/Assistance -,---
Round/Ronde Preliminary Game # 03

 

Box Score/Compte
1
2
3
Final
JPN
1
3
0
4
GER
1
0
0
1

 

Goals/Penalties
First Period/Première période

Goals/Buts :
07:45 JPN Noritaka Ito (Mikio Annaka)
14:29 GER Gerd Bleidorn (Sven Stumpe, Frank Rennhack)

Penalties/Pénalités :
02:05 GER Matthias Koch (Interference/Obstruction)
02:26 JPN Takayuki Endo (T-boning/Charge en T)
02:58 JPN Satoru Sudo (Interference/Obstruction)
05:56 GER Marco Lahrs (T-boning/Charge en T)
07:32 JPN Satoru Sudo (T-boning/Charge en T)
09:06 GER Sebastian Disveld (Interference/Obstruction)
10:24 JPN Naohiko Ishida (Elbowing/Donner du coude)

Second Period/Deuxième période

Goals/Buts :
04:01 JPN Naohiko Ishida
14:14 JPN Takayuki Endo PP
14:32 JPN Kazuhiro Takahashi (Daisuke Uehara, Takayuki Endo)

Penalties/Pénalités :
04:41 GER Frank Rennhack (Interference/Obstruction)
07:29 JPN Mikio Annaka (T-boning/Charge en T)
12:39 GER Gerd Bleidorn (Interference/Obstruction)

Third Period/Troisième période

Goals/Buts :
NO SCORING / AUCUN BUT

Penalties/Pénalités :
01:41 GER Sebastian Disveld (Holding/Retenir)

 

Goaltenders JPN Shinobu Fukushima
Mitsuru Nagase (in 2nd/0:00)
Gardiens de but GER Rolf Rabe

Shots on Goal Team 1 p 2 p 3 p Ttl
Shots on Goal JPN 4 10 7 21
Tirs au but GER 4 2 6 12

 

For more information:
Adam Crockatt Manager, National Men's Teams | Responsable, équipe nationale masculine (hockey sur luge)