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Canada Beats Host Davos in Over Time at Spengler Cup
December 29, 2000

DAVOS, Switzerland ­ Daniel Marois scored in overtime, his second goal of the game, and beat the host team Davos by the score of 3-2 at the Spengler Cup.

After being down 2-0 after the first period, Canada came back with three straight goals. Greg Parks (Edmonton, AB) scored for Canada with four minutes remaining in the second period, then Christian Dube (Quebec City, QC) and Chris Belanger (Welland, ON) set up both of Canada's next two goals, that were scored by Daniel Marois (Montreal, QC), including the OT winner.

Canada now has five points (2-0-1) in the Spengler Cup, and needs at least one point in their game versus Sparta Prague on December 30 in order to advance to the final. The host Davos team has already advanced to the Spengler Cup final game, and will either meet Canada or the Cologne Sharks on December 31. Marcel Cousineau played goal for Canada, stopping 20 of 22 shots.

A total of five teams are participating in the Spengler Cup, a round-robin tournament. The top two teams will advance to a one-game championship showdown on December 31st. Mike Peca, the former Buffalo Sabres captain did not play due to an injury received in Canadaõs first game, and is listed as day to day.

Head Coach Wayne Fleming is behind the bench for Canada at the Spengler Cup, and is joined by National Men's Team Associate Coach/General Manager Mike Pelino. Pelino will assist media with any requests. He can be reached in Switzerland at 011 41 81 413 8181 for the duration of Canada's stay at the Spengler Cup.

05:19, Davos, Lonny Bohonos, shorthanded (Kevin Miller and Ralph Ott), 1:0
17:28, Davos, Fredrik Nilsson (Pat Falloon and Morgan Samuelsson), 2:0
36:17, Canada, Greg Parks (Allan Measures). 2:1
47:00, Canada, Daniel Marois, (Christian Dube and Chris Belanger) 2:2
61:38, Canada, Daniel Marois (Christian Dube and Chris Belanger) 2:3

Attendance: 7680 fans, sold out

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