Kadri Shines in Dominant First Game for Canadian World Junior Team

December 26th, 2009 by Jon Neely Leave a reply »

What a way to start.

After beginning the tournament with a 15-0 win last year, they did one better this time around.

It was more of a brisk practice with contact in the first game of the round robin for Canada at the World Hockey Championships. And because goal differential matters as the second tie-breaker, it got ugly very quickly as Canada took on Latvia.

Just 36 seconds in, Gabriel Bourque made it 1-0, and not much else mattered after that. It ended with a 16-0 drubbing of a Latvian team that looked lost from the start, with Canada firing 66 shots on net and outplaying their opponents in every aspect.

It was a true-to-from, good old fashioned Canadian style hockey game. Fast-paced, hard-hitting action from start to finish as they never took their foot off the pedal once in a game (if you can call it that) that showed Canada's dominance once again as they look for their sixth-straight gold medal at the tournament.

A bright spot for the tea ...

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