Game Summary

Canada 9 - Norway 2

IIHF World Men's Under-18 Championship
Preliminary Round
Thursday, April 13, 2006
16:00 (local)
Angelholm/Halmstad, SWE
Angelholms Ishall/Sannarps Isstadion

Canada trounces Norway 9-2 at World Under-18 Championship

Halmstad, Sweden – Canada rebounded from a slow start to trounce Norway 9-2 in World Under-18 Championship action on Thursday.

After surrendering the first goal to Norway, Canada’s power play registered two goals in the first period, to take the lead for good. Canada scored a total of five power play goals en route to the solid victory.

Ben Maxwell (North Vancouver, BC/Kootenay, WHL) led all scorers with six points (1 goal, 5 assists). François Bouchard (Boucherville, QC/Baie-Comeau, QMJHL) added four points (1 goal, 3 assists), while Justin Azevedo (London, ON/Kitchener, OHL) added a hat trick. Victor Bartley (Maple Ridge, BC/Kamloops, WHL), Logan Pyett (Milestone, SK/Regina, WHL), John Tavares (Oakville, ON/Oshawa, OHL) and Cory Emmerton (St. Thomas, ON/Kingston, ON) added singles. Goaltender Jonathan Bernier (Laval, QC/Lewiston, QMJHL)) made 13 saves for his second straight win.

Canada’s record stands at 2-0, good for first place in Group B. Canada’s next two games come against stronger opponents, taking on Sweden on April15th, and Finland on April 17th. Canada’s game vs. Finland on Monday, April 17th, will be broadcast live on TSN/RDS at 10:00 am (ET)


Box Score CAN
2
5
2
9
Compte NOR
1
1
0
2

First Period/Première période

Scoring/Buts:
15.35 1 - 2 PP1 Canada 16. BOUCHARD, Francois (21. PYETT, Logan)
12.03 1 - 1 PP1 Canada 25. AZEVEDO, Justin (8. McGINN, James) (16. BOUCHARD, Francois)
5.10 1 - 0 PP1 Norway 8. ROHN, Peter (5. MOLBERG, Patrik)

Penalties/Pénalités:
15.14 2 min Norway 15. KRISTIANSEN, Tommy Hooking
11.22 2 min Norway 3. MENGSHOEL, Lars Petter Hooking
8.35 2 min Canada 21. PYETT, Logan Holding
3.52 2 min Canada 6. SCHIRA, Craig Hooking
1.32 2 min Canada 24. McDONOUGH, Ryan Interference
0.32 2 min Norway 5. MOLBERG, Patrik Holding

Second Period/Deuxième période

Scoring/Buts:
38.45 2 - 7 EQ Canada 10. MAXWELL, Ben (17. BARTLEY, Victor)
37.22 2 - 6 PP1 Canada 21. PYETT, Logan (10. MAXWELL, Ben) (16. BOUCHARD, Francois)
32.28 2 - 5 PP1 Canada 25. AZEVEDO, Justin (10. MAXWELL, Ben) (16. BOUCHARD, Francois)
29.09 2 - 4 PP1 Canada 25. AZEVEDO, Justin (10. MAXWELL, Ben) (21. PYETT, Logan)
26.38 2 - 3 PP1 Norway 17. DAHLSTROM, Robin (19. BOVIM, Patrick Andre)
24.10 1 - 3 EQ Canada 20. TAVARES, John Game Winning Goal (10. MAXWELL, Ben)

Penalties/Pénalités:
39.10 2 min Canada 11. BELESKEY, Matthew Hooking
36.54 2 min Norway 21. FROSHAUG, Mats Interference
31.40 2 min Norway 18. PAULSEN, Christopher Tripping
31.40 2 min Norway 18. PAULSEN, Christopher Tripping
28.54 2 min Norway 7. ODEGAARD, Henrik Hooking
27.10 2 min Norway 3. MENGSHOEL, Lars Petter Hooking
24.58 2 min Canada 3. CORRENTE, Matthew Highsticking
24.33 2 min Norway 3. MENGSHOEL, Lars Petter Roughing
24.33 2 min Canada 10. MAXWELL, Ben Roughing
24.33 2 min Canada 20. TAVARES, John Slashing
21.44 2 min Canada 12. SUTTER, Brandon Charging

Third Period/Troisième période

Scoring/Buts:
51.45 2 - 9 EQ Canada 26. EMMERTON, Cory (20. TAVARES, John) (14. SHUTRON, Ben)
42.04 2 - 8 EQ Canada 17. BARTLEY, Victor (20. TAVARES, John) (10. MAXWELL, Ben)

Penalties/Pénalités:
57.29 2 min Canada 25. AZEVEDO, Justin Elbowing
48.15 2 min Norway 14. WEBERG, Mats Interference
47.43 2 min Norway 17. DAHLSTROM, Robin Interference
47.03 2 min Canada 11. BELESKEY, Matthew Hooking
44.57 2 min Canada 17. BARTLEY, Victor Kneeing


Goaltenders CAN 1. BERNIER, Jonathan
Gardiens de but NOR 1. LYSENSTOEN, Andre

Shots on Goal Team 1 p 2 p 3 p Ttl
Shots on Goal CAN 18 16 11 45
Tirs au but NOR 5 7 3 15

Referee/Arbitre RAVODIN Alexey (RUS)
Linesmen/Juges des lignes OLENIN Konstantin (RUS), GEBAUER Jiri (CZE)

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