World Juniors: D’Amigo Hit To the Head, Leafs Wishing They Had Both Schenns

December 29th, 2010 by Nathan Cole Leave a reply »
It was a rough night on Tuesday at the World Juniors, with three suspensions being dealt out after three different hits to the head.  Zack Kassian, a forward for the Canadian team, was suspended for two games after connecting with the head of Czech Republic defenseman Petr Senkerik.

Jerry D'Amigo, a Maple Leafs prospect playing for the American team, could be be injured after getting hit by Slovakian defenseman Peter Hrasko, who was also suspended two games.  D'Amigo rocketed up the Leafs prospect rankings after lighting up the World Juniors last year when the U.S. won the gold.

Speaking of having rough nights, Sondre Olden was on the unfortunate receiving end of a blowout Canadian victory over Norway.  Olden is said to have fantastic skating ability and a big body, but still needs to work on his overall game before he is ready to make the leap to the NHL.

The main thorn in the side of Norway was Luke's younger brother Brayden Schenn.  Schenn is having a breakout tournament and led Canada to a dominating victory over Norway 10-1.  Scoring four goals in the game and adding an assist, he tied a World Junior record for most ...

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