World Championship Hockey Tournament: A Few Maple Leafs Still Lacing Them Up

May 10th, 2010 by Ryan Fancey Leave a reply »
The World Championship Hockey tournament is usually the last thing you want your favorite players to be a part of. It simply means your team isn't playing for the "big mug."

For the Maple Leafs, a team currently on the rebuild, the extra hockey really shouldn't do any harm.

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"It was a good start at the 2010 World Championships for some of the Leafs' players.

Jonas Gustavsson was in net for Sweden as they defeated Norway, 5-2, in their first game. Gustavsson turned aside 19 Norwegian shots, while Rickard Wallin recorded two assists in the win.

Defenceman Carl Gunnarsson continued to carry over his strong play as he played 17 minutes and was a plus one in the win.

Nikolai Kulemin played almost 13 minutes for Russia in their 3-1 win over Slovakia, recording one assist on Maxim Afinogenov’s opening goal.

Mikhail Grabovski had a strong weekend as he had one assist and played a team-high 22 minutes in Belarus’s 5-2 win.

Two Leafs’ were held scoreless in their opening games.

Francois Beauchemin saw 13:44 minutes of action in Canada’s 5-1 ...

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