IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 15-0 Kazakhstan ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ – 28 Dec 2008

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canadaย 15-0 Kazakhstan ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
World Junior Championship Prelininary Round
Scotiabank Place, Ottawa ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Sunday, 28 December 2008

It was a record-setting Sunday at the 2009 IIHF World Junior Championship as Canada routed Kazakhstan 15-0 in front of 19,176 red-and-white fans at SBP Arena.

The win included a Canadian-record-tying margin of shutout victory โ€“ Canada hammered France 15-0 in 2002 โ€“ and eight power play goals, topping the previous mark set against Sweden in 2002.

Jamie Benn led the way with hat trick โ€“ the first three-goal game by a Canadian since Jeff Carter at the 2005 World Juniors โ€“ and two assists, while Cody Hodgson had two goals and four helpers.

John Tavares and P.K. Subban had four points apiece. Chris DiDomenico, Jordan Eberle, Tyler Myers, Stefan Della Rovere, Evander Kane and Tyler Ennis also scored for Canada, who has outscored its opposition 23-1 in its opening two games.

While Canadian head coach Pat Quinn was pleased with the win, the veteran bench boss picked up a few bad habits that could cost the Canadians against stiffer competition.

“We started to let up it slip in the second,โ€ Quinn said. โ€œOur goal is to get better and better and we were scoring and our power play was hot but we started making those nice drop passes and things that when you are playing strong opposition will find a way to kick you and bite you. At the end of the second we talked about it and I thought our third period was more in line with how we want to play.”

Quinn was also impressed with how the Canadians toned down their celebrations after they scored when it became apparent the rout was on.

“Part of being professional is not shoving it down anybody’s throat,โ€ he said. โ€œI didn’t want us to let up how we played, but at the end of the day, I don’t like the hot dog stuff and give the kids credit they did it on their own.”

Chet Pickard got the start between the pipes for Canada and needed to make just 11 saves for the shutout as the Canadians held a massive 69-11 advantage in shots on goal. At no point in the game did Kazakhstan have more shots on the Canadian net than Canada had goals on the scoreboard.

The Canadians have little time to enjoy their victory โ€“ they are back on the ice Monday night at SBP Arena when they face Germany.

“We still want to play hard and we have a gold medal to win,โ€ he said. “We will put this game behind us and be ready for tomorrow. We have to understand there are better teams out there and we better be ready for them.”


BOXSCORE
1st Period
01:29 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย GOAL – Eberle (Hodgson)
06:58 – ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟย PEN – Svistunov, hooking
08:48 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PP GOAL – Benn (Pietrangelo)
15:16 – ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟย PEN – Denissenko, hooking
15:21 – ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟย PEN – Korovkin, delay of game
15:53 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PP2 GOAL – Benn (Tavares, Hodgson)
17:26 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย GOAL – Subban (Tavares)

2nd Period
21:36 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย GOAL – Hodgson (Subban)
22:32 – ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟย PEN – Nurek, interference
24:11 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PP GOAL – DiDomenico (Hickey, Ennis)
24:41 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย GOAL – Benn (Subban, Ennis)
31:31 – ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟย PEN – Tikhonov, hooking
32:32 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PP GOAL – Ennis (Benn, DiDomenico)
34:14 – ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟย PEN – Nurek, hooking
34:52 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PP GOAL – Tavares (Hodgson, Eberle)

3rd Period
40:50 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย GOAL – Kane (Cormier, Aulie)
42:52 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Esposito, interference
45:29 – ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟย PEN – Ivanov, high sticking
51:29 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย GOAL – Tavares
52:15 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย GOAL – Hodgson (Eberle, Boychuk)
53:44 –ย ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ PEN – Kaznacheyev, slashing minor + major + match penalty
54:17 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PP GOAL – Subban (Hodgson)
56:02 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PP GOAL – Della Rovere (Kane, Hickey)
58:43 – ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟย PEN – Vorobyov, hooking
59:17 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PP2 GOAL – Myers (Benn, Goloubef)

GOALTENDERS
W: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย Pickard (11-11)
L: ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟย Yankov (35-44), Gryaznov (19-25)

SHOTS ON GOAL
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ 22+22+25 = 69
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ 2+8+1 = 11

ROSTERS
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Goaltenders: Chet Pickard, Dustin Tokarski. Defence: Keith Aulie, Ryan Ellis, Cody Goloubef, Thomas Hickey, Tyler Myers, Alex Pietrangelo, P.K. Subban, Colten Teubert. Forwards: Jamie Benn, Zach Boychuk, Patrice Cormier, Stefan Della Rovere, Chris DiDomenico, Jordan Eberle, Tyler Ennis, Angelo Esposito, Cody Hodgson, Evander Kane, Brett Sonne, John Tavares.
๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ Goaltenders: Maxim Gryaznov, Andrei Yankov. Defence: Yevgeni Bolyakin, Viktor Ivashin, Andrei Korovkin, Leonid Metalnikov, Yegor Netessov, Nikolai Safonov, Vitali Svistunov, Dmitri Tikhonov. Forwards: Yegor Denissenko, Vyacheslav Fedossenko, Nikita Ivanov, Alexander Kaznacheyev, Mikhail Lazorenko, Eduard Mazula, Alexander Nurek, Oleg Onichshenko, Konstantin Savenkov, Yakov Vorobyov.

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ CANADA (C) vs. KAZAKHSTAN ๐Ÿ‡ฐ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
current champion
(
since 05 Jan 2008)
Last Title none
76 All-Time Wins
0
1 win Head-To-Head
0 wins
First IHLC Meeting (CAN vs. KAZ)
none
Previous IHLC Meeting (CAN vs.ย KAZ)
none
Last IHLC Game
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 8-1 CZE ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ โ€“ 26 Dec 2008 โ€“ WJC โ€“ Ottawa ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ
Next IHLC Game
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 5-1 GER ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช โ€“ 29 Dec 2008 โ€“ WJC โ€“ Ottawa ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ

Article Credit: Hockey Canada

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