Despite SO loss to Russia, Canada earns top of U18 group
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.(Photo: IIHF-HHOF/Images on Ice)
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.
Ryan Gropp, Travis Konecny and Jared McCann scored third-period goals to lead Canada to a 5-2 win over Germany at the world under-18 hockey championship Saturday. Gropp broke a 2-2 tie at 14:24 of the third before Konecky put the defending champions ahead 4-2 at 16;18. McCann rounded out the scoring with 35 seconds remaining to play. Full Story.