Nick of Time
Konecny lifts Canada over Switzerland in U18 quarters
Travis Konecny's third-period goal earned Canada a 3-2 quarter-final victory over Switzerland on Thursday at the world under-18 hockey championship. Konecny scored with 30 seconds remaining in regulation after Switzerland had tied it earlier in the period. Full Story.(Photo: IIHF-HHOF/Images On Ice)
Kirill Pilipenko scored in the shootout to earn Russia a 3-2 win over Canada on Tuesday at the world under-18 hockey championship. Pilipenko scored on Russia's first shot of the shootout against Canadian goalie Mason McDonald. But it was all the offence the Russians needed as Canada's Conner Bleackley, Jared McCann and Jake Virtanen all couldn't beat goalie Maxim Tretiak. Full Story.
Can't Be Beat
Brendan Perlini scored two goals as Canada defeated Slovakia 2-1 Sunday at the 2014 U18 men's hockey championship. Canada improved to 3-0 with the win and will have a chance to sweep its Group A preliminary-round games when it plays Russia on Tuesday. Full Story.