Mitchell Stephens scored his first and Mitchell Marner his second, but Canada’s National Junior Team allowed three power play goals and fell 5-2 to Sweden to wrap up its preliminary round of the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship.
Brayden Point and Mathew Barzal scored in the shootout after Dylan Strome and Hicketts had erased a 2-0 first-period deficit in regulation time, helping Canada past Switzerland in extra time at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship.
Brayden Point, Mathew Barzal and Mitchell Marner each had multipoint games - and 13 skaters in all got on the score sheet- as Canada's National Junior Team defeated Denmark 6-1 Monday at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship.
Mathew Barzal opened the scoring, Dylan Strome tied the game in the third period, and Mason McDonald made 21 saves, but Canada dropped its opening game at the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship to the United States.
Canada’s National Junior Team took a four-goal lead after 40 minutes, but needed a goal from Mitchell Marner with less than four minutes to go in the third period to beat Sweden in its final tune-up game for the world juniors.
Rourke Chartier scored the lone goal in the second period and Mackenzie Blackwood stopped everything to record the shutout as blanked the Czech Republic to remain perfect in world juniors pre-tournament action.
Canada’s National Junior Team got seven goals from seven different players, including five in the first period, to beat Belarus in Imatra, Finland, in the first of its three pre-tournament games ahead of the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship.
2016-17 NJT: CAN 8 – CZE 0 (Exhibition)
Barzal had three points to pace the Canadians to a camp-ending win.
2016-17 NJT: CAN 3 – USP 0 (Exhibition)
Hart and Ingram helped Canada’s junior hopefuls blank U Sports.
2016-17 NJT: CAN 5 – USP 3 (Exhibition)
Sam Steel scored twice to lead Canada to a camp-opening victory.
2016 WJC: FIN 6 – CAN 5 (Quarter-final)
Marner scored twice, and Crouse added a goal and a helper, but Canada’s WJC ended in the quarter-finals.
2016 WJC: SWE 5 – CAN 2 (Preliminary)
Stephens and Marner scored, but Canada allowed three power play goals and lost its final preliminary round game.
2016 WJC: CAN 3 – SUI 2 (SO) (Preliminary)
Point and Barzal scored in the shootout as Canada erased a two-goal deficit to earn a extra-time win over the Swiss.
2016 WJC: CAN 6 – DEN 1 (Preliminary)
Point, Barzal and Marner each had multipoint games, and Canada got its first win of the 2016 World Juniors.
2016 WJC: USA 4 – CAN 2 (Preliminary)
Barzal and Strome scored goals, and McDonald made 21 saves, but the Canadians dropped their WJC opener.
2016 WJC: CAN 7, SWE 6 (Pre-competition)
Canada led by four after 40 minutes, but needed Marner’s goal with less than four to go in regulation to beat Sweden.
2016 WJC: CAN 1 – CZE 0 (Pre-Tournament)
Rourke Chartier scored the game’s lone goal as Canada blanked the Czechs.
2016 WJC: Meet Team Canada
The 23 players who will try for back-to-back WJC gold medals in Helsinki have been confirmed.
2016 WJC: CAN 7, BLR 1 (Pre-competition)
Seven different players scored goals as Canada won its first of three pre-competition games for the 2016 World Juniors.