Game Summary

Canada 2 - Switzerland 4

Loto Cup
Thursday, December 15, 2005
Piestany, SVK

Canada opened the Loto Cup on Thursday, losing 4-2 to Switzerland’s National Men’s Team.  Switzerland iced a near Olympic calibur team for the game, as only three players from their Men’s Olympic Team are presently in the NHL.  Canada’s goals were scored by Yves Sarault and Jason York.  Canada’s next game at the Loto Cup is on Friday afternoon against Latvia.  Latvia will also be represented by most of the members of its Men’s Olympic Team, minus two or three players who are presently in the NHL.


Box Score CAN
1
1
0
2
Compte SUI
0
2
2
4

First Period/Première période

Scoring/Buts:
08:44 CAN 1:0 21 Yves Sarault (3 Martin Kariya, 26 Jason York) EQ

Penalties/Pénalités:
09:17 CAN 20 Jan Alston 2 HOLD
17:53 CAN 6 Ryan Bonni 2 SLASH
05:07 SUI 5 Severin Blindenbacher 2 SLASH
09:43 SUI 21 Patrick Fischer 2 HOOK
13:50 SUI 28 Martin Plüss 2 TRIP
18:56 SUI 57 Goran Bezina 2 CHARG

Second Period/Deuxième période

Scoring/Buts:
27:53 SUI 1:1 17 Daniel Steiner (32 Ivo Rüthemann, 5 Severin Blindenbacher) PP2
28:14 SUI 1:2 29 Beat Forster (97 Adrian Wichser) PP1
38:51 CAN 2:2 26 Jason York (3 Martin Kariya) EQ

Penalties/Pénalités:
21:56 CAN 31 Mike Smith 2 SLASH
24:59 CAN 6 Ryan Bonni 2 HOLD
25:57 CAN 3 Martin Kariya 2 HOLD
26:24 CAN 21 Yves Sarault 2 HOOK
38:26 CAN 21 Yves Sarault 2 ROUGH
25:48 SUI 2 TOO-M
38:26 SUI 4 Flavien Conne 2 HOLD

Third Period/Troisième période

Scoring/Buts:
53:09 SUI 2:3 57 Goran Bezina (28 Martin Plüss, 12 Patric Della Rossa) EQ
59:25 SUI 2:4 28 Martin Plüss (35 Sandy Jeannin) EQ

Penalties/Pénalités:
41:26 CAN 10 Brandon Reid 2 HOOK
48:55 CAN 12 Josh Holden 2 HI-ST
50:18 CAN 20 Jan Alston 2 HOOK
41:50 SUI 57 Goran Bezina 2 INTRF
46:10 SUI 21 Patrick Fischer 2 INTRF
50:38 SUI 67 Romano Lemm 2 SLASH


Goaltenders CAN Corey Hirsch
Gardiennes de but SUI Daniel Manzato

Shots on Goal Team

1 p

2 p

3 p

Final

Shots on Goal CAN

12

11

17

40

Tirs au but SUI

5

15

9

26


Referee/Arbitre Lauff Rudolf
Linesmen/Juges des lignes Halecký Miroslav, Mášik Milan

Attendance/Assistance 120
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