IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-0 Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ – 06 May 2014

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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 4-0 Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ
Exhibition Game
Hallenstadion,ย Zรผrich ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ
Tuesday, 06 May 2014

Nathan MacKinnon scored once and added an assist, helping Canadaโ€™s National Menโ€™s Team to a 4-0 pre-tournament win over Switzerland on Tuesday.

The game was Canadaโ€™s lone exhibition contest ahead of the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship, which begins Friday in Minsk, Belarus.

The Canadians take on France in their tournament opener.

Matt Read, Ryan Ellis and Kyle Turris had the other goals for Canada, which outshot the Swiss 28-23.

James Reimer and Ben Scrivens split the goaltending duties for Canada; Reimer stopped all 10 shots he faced, while Scrivens turned away 13 of 13.

Read, who arrived in Switzerland earlier Tuesday, opened the scoring just 5:37 in, taking a pretty pass from Jonathan Huberdeau and beating Swiss goaltender Reto Berra on the breakaway.

Ellis doubled the lead late in the opening frame, jamming in his own rebound, and Turris made it a three-goal game just 27 seconds into the second period with Canada enjoying a five-on-three advantage, converting a set-up from MacKinnon.

The 18-year-old would cap the scoring late in the third period, going to the backhand on a breakaway opportunity and sneaking it past Berra for the 4-0 goal.

Canada finished 1-for-2 on the power play, while Switzerland was goalless in three chances with the man advantage.


BOXSCORE
1st Period
01:12 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Burrows, slashing
05:37 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย GOAL – Read (Huberdeau)
16:16 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – MacKinnon, roughing
16:16 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญย PEN – Rรผfenacht, roughing
18:15 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย GOAL – Ellis
19:13 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญย PEN – Rรผfenacht, slashing
19:26 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญย PEN – Moser, cross checking

2nd Period
20:27 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PP2 GOAL – Turris (MacKinnon)

3rd Period
44:09 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Schenn, cross checking
48:48 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Monahan, high sticking
56:42 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Gudbrandson, roughing
56:42 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญย PEN – Weber, roughing
58:03 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย GOAL – MacKinnon

GOALTENDERS
W: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย Reimer (10-10), Scrivens (13-13)
L: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญย Berra (24-28)

SHOTS ON GOAL
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย 10+8+10 = 28
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ 7+10+6 = 23

ROSTERS
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Goaltenders:ย James Reimer, Ben Scrivens.ย Defence:ย Kevin Bieksa (C), Ryan Ellis, Jason Garrison, Erik Gudbrandson, Tyler Myers, Morgan Rielly.ย Forwards:ย Troy Brouwer, Alex Burrows, Jason Chimera (A), Cody Hodgson, Jonathan Huberdeau, Nazem Kadri, Nathan MacKinnon, Sean Monahan, Matt Read, Mark Scheifele, Brayden Schenn, Kyle Turris (A), Joel Ward.
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Goaltenders: Reto Berra, Daniel Manzato, Robert Mayer. Defence: Robin Grossmann, Anthony Huguenin, Jeremie Kamerzin, Clarence Kparghai, Dean Kukan, Tim Ramholt, Thomas Rรผfenacht, Dominik Schlumpf, Yannick Weber. Forwards: Andres Ambรผhl (A), Etienne Froidevaux, Denis Hollenstein, Thibaut Monnet, Simon Moser, Inti Pestoni, Benjamin Plรผss, Kevin Romy, Tristan Scherwey, Reto Suri, Juraj ล imek.

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ CANADA (C) vs. SWITZERLAND ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ
current champion
(since 16 Feb 2014)
Last Title
19 May 2013
286 All-Time Wins
51
35 wins Head-To-Head
(+ 2 ties)
5 wins
First IHLC Meeting (CAN vs. SUI)
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ CAN 33-0 SUI ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ โ€“ 30 Jan 1924 โ€“ OG โ€“ Chamonix ๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ท
Previous IHLC Meeting (CAN vs. SUI)
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญย SUI 3-2 CAN ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ (SO) โ€“ 05 May 2013 โ€“ WC โ€“ Stockholm ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช
Last IHLC Game
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 3-0 SWE ๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ช โ€“ 23 Feb 2014 โ€“ OG โ€“ Sochi ๐Ÿ‡ท๐Ÿ‡บย ๐Ÿ…
Next IHLC Game
๐Ÿ‡ซ๐Ÿ‡ทย FRA 3-2 CAN ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ (SO) โ€“ 09 May 2014 โ€“ WC โ€“ Minsk ๐Ÿ‡ง๐Ÿ‡พ

Article Credit: Hockey Canada
Photo Credit: 20 Minutes Onlineย –ย IIHFHHOFIOC

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