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Friday, December 30, 2011



Story by Sher Boudreau. The 2012 IIHF World Junior
Championships saw Team Canada
trounce the Team from Denmark in a
painful 10-2 on Thursday in front of a
crowd of over 16,000 in Alberta.

Team Canada was playing with passion
and determination despite the large goal
differential. The scoring for Canada
kicked off with Quinton Howden
early in the first period. Team Canada
posted 4 goals in the 1st period with
the lone penalty going to Ryan Strome

The second period, saw Canada's sheer
domination and hard hitting squad
completely man-handle the boys from
Denmark. Goals by Scott Harrington,
Freddie Hamilton and Mark Stone
extended Canada's lead to 7-0. Canada
took the only 3 penalties for the period.

In the third period, Denmark appeared to
show some life and scored 2 outstanding
goals against Mark Visentin who was net
minding for Team Canada. Canada saw
the penalty box 4 times in the 3rd while
Denmark had 1 penalty for the entire

Sebastian Feuk for Denmark was in net
for the entire game and had a total of
41 shots, while Mark Visentin faced 24
shots for Canada. Player of the game
for Canada was Brandon Gormley and
Nicklas Jensen for Denmark.

Canada's great passing, excellent
puck handling and amazing scoring
opportunities has aided in their
continued success thus far in the
tournament. The real test to the boys of
Team Canada will come on Saturday
when they face their rivals from Team

The game will be shown at 6pm
MT/5pm PT from Rexall Place in
Edmonton Alberta and will end
Canada's Preliminary round in this year's

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