IHLC Results – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-0 Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ – 04 Nov 2016

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๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Canada 3-0 Switzerland ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ
Deutschland Cup
Curt-Frenzel-Stadion, Augsburg ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช
Friday, 04 November 2016

Mat Robinson and Geoff Kinrade scored on the power play to lead Canadaโ€™s National Menโ€™s Team to a 3-0 win over Switzerland in the 2016 Deutschland Cup opener on Friday.

Danny Taylor backstopped Canada with a 20-save shutout, and Derek Roy added an empty-net goal to cap the scoring.

Despite being outshot 20-19 by Switzerland, the Canadians found a way by the Swiss by capitalizing twice on their three power-play opportunities and going a perfect 4-for-4 on the penalty kill.

With 12:13 gone in the first period, Canada struck with the man advantage when Brandon Kozun and Roy set up Robinson for the only goal of the opening 20 minutes.

Kozun and Robinson earned the assists on the 2-0 goal from Kinrade five minutes into the second period, giving the Canadians all the offence they would need, plus one more.

Canada ran into penalty trouble in the middle frame, taking four minors in a stretch of less than eight minutes, but allowed just eight shots in the period and took a two-goal advantage to the third.

Roy finished the scoring with just 66 seconds to go and Swiss goaltender Tobias Stephan on the bench.

Canada is right back to action Saturday, taking on Slovakia in the second game of the three-game round-robin tournament at Curt-Frenzel-Stadion.


BOXSCORE
1st Period
11:39 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญย PEN – Haas, hooking
12:13 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PP GOAL – Robinson (Roy, Kozun)

2nd Period
23:29 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญย PEN – Schneeberger, high sticking
24:52 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PP GOAL – Kinrade (Robinson, Kozun)
31:45 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Ellison,ย slashing
33:18 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Lee,ย interference
37:01 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – team, bench penalty
39:28ย – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย PEN – Hamilton,ย high sticking

3rd Period
45:23 – ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญย PEN – Schรคppi, tripping
58:54 –ย ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย EN GOAL – Roy (Talbot)

GOALTENDERS
W: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย Taylorย (20-20)
L: ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญย Stephanย (16-18)

SHOTS ON GOAL
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ 6+7+6 = 19
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ 5+8+7 =ย 20

ROSTERS
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ Goaltenders: Barry Brust, Danny Taylor. Defence: Jesse Blacker, Chay Genoway, Geoff Kinrade, Chris Lee, Jonathan Matsumoto, Patrick McNeill, Mat Robinson, Jonathan Sigalet. Forwards: Brandon Buck, Kevin Clark, Matt Ellison, Andrew Gordon, Curtis Hamilton, Bud Holloway, Brandon Kozun, Derek Roy (A), Greg Scott, Paul Szczechura (A), Maxime Talbot (C).
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ Goaltenders: Robert Mayer, Tobias Stephan. Defence: Eric Blum (A), Raphael Dรญaz (A), Patrick Geering, Joรซl Genazzi, Romain Loeffel, Yannick Rathgeb, Noah Schneeberger. Forwards: Andres Ambรผhl (C), Etienne Froidevaux, Gaรซtan Haas, Yannick Herren, Grรฉgory Hofmann, Lino Martschini, Vincent Praplan, Noah Rod, Tristan Scherwey, Reto Schรคppi, Julian Walker, Jeremy Wick.

๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ CANADA (C) vs. SWITZERLAND ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ
current champions
(since 10 Sep 2016)
Last Title
19 May 2013
312 All-Time Wins
51
37 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‡ฆย CAN 7-2ย SUI ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ญ โ€“ 10 May 2015 โ€“ WC โ€“ Prague ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฟ
Last IHLC Game
๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆย CAN 5-1 HUN ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บย โ€“ 01 Nov 2016 โ€“ EX โ€“ Budapest ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡บ
Next IHLC Game
๐Ÿ‡ธ๐Ÿ‡ฐย SVK 4-3 CAN ๐Ÿ‡จ๐Ÿ‡ฆ (SO) โ€“ 05 Nov 2016 โ€“ DC โ€“ Augsburg ๐Ÿ‡ฉ๐Ÿ‡ช

Article Credit: Hockey Canada
Photo Credit: Hockey Canadaย – IIHFHHOFIOC

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