Canada 0 Czech Republic 3

U18 Junior World Cup
August 13, 2003
Breclav, CZE

Team Canada fell 3-0 to the tournament host Czech Republic in front of a 4050 fans. After a scoreless first period, the Czechs opened the scoring with a power play goal just 48 seconds into the second period. Canada trailed by one goal until Thomas Mertl scored for the Czech to put them ahead 2-0 with 5:35 remaining in the third period. The Czech Republic added an empty netter with 20 seconds left to defeat Team Canada by a score of 3-0. Canada outshot the Czech Republic 41-37, and Canadian goalie Julien Ellis-Plante made 34 saves and was named Player of the Game. Canada finishes the round robin portion of the tournament with a 2-1 record and advances to the semi-finals on Friday, August 15th vs USA.

Player of the Game: Julien Ellis-Plante (CAN)

Box Score CAN
0
0
0
0
Compte CZE
0
1
2
3

First Period/Première période

Scoring/Buts:
None/Aucun

Penalties/Pénalités:
Schulz, CAN (cross-checking) 7:25
Fistric, CAN (holding) 13:03
Birner, CZE (hooking) 13:32
Rogers, CAN (boarding) 14:39
Schulz, CAN (charging) 19:10

Second Period/Deuxième période

Scoring/Buts:
1. CZE, R. Psurny (9) 0:48 PPG

Penalties/Pénalités:
Lukacovic, CZE (interference) 2:55
Schulz, CAN (hooking) 3:38
Bahensky, CZE (roughing) 18:05

Third Period/Troisième période

Scoring/Buts:
2. CZE, T. Mertl (21,26) 14:25
3. CZE, J. Sindel 19:40

Penalties/Pénalités:
Rizk, CAN (roughing) 6:26


Goaltenders CAN Julien Ellis-Plante
Gardiennes de but CZE Marek Swarc 

Shots on Goal Team

1 p

2 p

3 p

Final

Shots on Goal CAN

7

19

15

41

Tirs au but CZE

11

14

12

37


Referee/Arbitre -
Linesmen/Juges des lignes -

Attendance/Assistance 4,050
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