Canada 1 Japan 5

Nagano Cup - Exhibition
Wednesday, January 26, 2005
Nagano, JPN

The Mid-West Islanders who are currently representing Canada at the 2005 Nagano Cup in Japan lost 5-1 in an exhibition game against the Japanese National Team.  The Nagano Cup round robin tournament kicks off on Thursday as Canada has a rematch against Japan in its first game of the event.

Team Canada arrived late on January 25th and were forced to battle through jet leg in the exhibition tilt against Japan.  Rob Douglas put Canada on the score sheet in the second period to make the score 3-1.  Tomohiko Uchiyama tallied twice in the first period while Yosuke Kon and Yasunori Iwata each recorded two assists in the win.

Box Score CAN
0
1
0
1
Compte JPN
3
1
1
5

First Period/Première période

Scoring/Buts:
00:13 JPN 18 SUZUKI, Takahito (8 KON,Yosuke, 3 ITO, Kengo)
12:04 JPN 23 UCHIYAMA, Tomohiko (9 IWATA, Yasunori, 24 FUJITA, Kiyoshi)
17:52 JPN 23 UCHIYAMA, Tomohiko (9 IWATA, Yasunori)

Penalties/Pénalités:
4:31 CAN 38 THOMPSON, Mike (Hooking)
8:36 JPN 18 SUZUKI, Takahito ( Interference)
13:37 JPN 13 OSAWA, Hideyuki (Tripping)

Second Period/Deuxième période

Scoring/Buts:
27:13 CAN 29 DOUGLAS, Rob (24 LAJOIE, Serge)
36:50 JPN 13 OSAWA, Hideyuki (14 OKUYAMA, Akifumi, 19 SAITO, Takeshi)

Penalties/Pénalités:
25:24 JPN 12 KAWAMURA, Masahiro (Tripping)

Third Period/Troisième période

Scoring/Buts:
53:28 JPN 3 ITO, Kengo (8 KON, Yosuke, 18 SUZUKI, Takahito)

Penalties/Pénalités:
41:01 JPN 5 MIYAUCHI, Fumitaka (Holding)
43:24 JPN 13 OSAWA, Hideyuki (High sticking)
46:56 CAN 2 BOKENFOHR, Dan (Slashing)
52:41 CAN 26 ZAHARA, Blair (Interference)
58:56 CAN 18 HURLEY, Mike (Slashing)
58:26 CAN 18 HURLEY, Mike (Cross checking)


Goaltenders CAN SHYBUNKA, Derek
Gardiennes de but JPN KIKUCHI, Naoya

Shots on Goal Team

1 p

2 p

3 p

Final

Shots on Goal CAN

-

-

-

-

Tirs au but JPN

-

-

-

-


Referee/Arbitre -
Linesmen/Juges des lignes -

Attendance/Assistance 839
For more information:
Brad Pascall Vice-President, Hockey Operations