February 23rd, 2014 by

Canada stands alone again with 3-0 win

Canada stands alone again with 3-0 win

It was another golden moment for Patrice Bergeron and Team Canada as they beat Loui Eriksson and Team Sweden 3-0 at Bolshoy Ice Dome.

Great players shine on the biggest stage and for the Canadiens-it was Sidney Crosby and Jonathan Toews on Sunday morning. Each netted their first goal of the tournament and it couldn’t have come at a bigger time.

If this sounds familiar it is because Toews and Crosby scored in the Gold medal game in Vancouver four years ago.

Carey Price recorded his second straight shutout with a 24 save effort against the Swedes while Chris Kunitz added the third goal for the tournament champions.

It was a tough start to the morning for the Swedes as their stud Niklas Backstrom was a late scratch after failing a doping test in Sochi. It was believed to be a substance found in allergy medication. Either way, it was a big blow to Sweden who was already playing without their other top two centers.

Team Canada is a top the mountain again. They were the favorites coming in and they proved to the rest of the world why.

In other news, Temmu Selanne was voted MVP of the tournament. Carey Price took home best goaltender while Erik Karlsson and Phil Kessel took home best defenseman and best forward respectively.

Share "Canada stands alone again with 3-0 win" via

No comments yet.

Leave a reply

More in Around The NHL
Jul 19, 1 week ago

Black and Gold should be in Kris Russell sweepstakes

(Kris Russell battles for positiong with former Bruin Reilly Smith during a Bruins-Flames game in March 2015. Photo by Joe Makarski, Bruins Daily) And then there was one. After the first major flurry of free-agent defensemen signings since July 1, th…

Jul 18, 1 week ago

Pair of Bruins prospects hope to see Vesey in Black and Gold

Jimmy Vesey accepts the Hobey Baker Award at this year’s ceremonies in Tampa. (Photo by Bob Snow, Bruins Daily) WILMINGTON, Mass. — Come August 15th, former Harvard University standout and this year’s Hobey Baker winner Jimmy Vesey…

Jul 11, 2 weeks ago

The different levels of hot takes featuring Tuukka Rask

Even in the summer, the trade Tuukka Rask bandwagon is riding around The Hub. Ever since Rask took over as the bonafide No. 1 goaltender after the departure of Tim Thomas during the 2013 lockout-shortened season, the former Maple Leafs draft pick con…