U.S. Nationwide Junior Staff Toppled by Canada, 2-1, in 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship

U.S. National Junior Team Toppled by Canada, 2-1, in 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship

UFA, Russia – The U.S. Nationwide Junior Staff was tripped up by Canada, 2-1, right here tonight at Ufa Enviornment within the preliminary spherical of the 2013 Worldwide Ice Hockey Federation World Junior Championship. With the loss, the U.S. falls to 1-0-0-2 (W-OTW-OTL-L) inside event play.

“We had our alternatives to tie or win the sport,” mentioned Phil Housley, head coach of the U.S. Nationwide Junior Staff. “Now we have to eradicate our errors, and that features penalties. Fortunately, our penalty killers stayed composed and had been nice tonight. In internet, John Gibson actually stored us within the recreation. Now, we’ve to regroup and prepare for Slovakia tomorrow.”

Canada started the scoring at 7:13 of the primary interval and added one other earlier than the opening body was accomplished to take two-goal lead.

Regardless of a four-minute energy play early within the second stanza and high quality scoring probabilities by Cole Bardreau (Fairpoint, N.Y./Cornell Univ.) and Alex Galchenyuk (Milwaukee, Wis./Sarnia Stings), Staff USA was unable to search out the again of the web.

Within the ultimate body, Jacob Trouba (Rochester, Mich./Univ. of Mich.) pulled the U.S. inside one. After John Gibson (Pittsburgh, Pa./Kitchener Rangers) stopped a Canadian shot, Trouba jumped into the U.S. rush going the opposite approach. Mike Reilly (Chanhassen, Minn./Univ. of Minn.) fed Galchenyuk who then discovered Trouba chopping via the appropriate faceoff circle. Trouba shot the puck over Malcolm Subban’s left pad and into the web. Regardless of a late energy play alternative, Staff USA was unable to search out the equalizer.

Every goalie obtained his staff’s respective Participant of the Sport award. Gibson stopped 30 photographs for the U.S., whereas Subban turned apart 36 photographs for Canada.

Staff USA concludes preliminary spherical play towards Slovakia on Monday (Dec. 31) in Ufa, Russia. A victory would advance the U.S. into the playoff spherical because the No. 3 seed in Group B. Sport time is 4:00 p.m. native time (5:00 a.m. ET) with NHL Community (DirectTV 215, Dish 403) broadcasting reside and NHL.com streaming reside.

NOTES: John Gibson was named Staff USA’s Participant of the Sport … For probably the most thorough protection of Staff USA on the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship, click on right here … NHL Community is broadcasting all Staff USA video games reside and re-airing them in prime time every evening. NHL.com can be streaming all video games reside … Phil Housley (South St. Paul, Minn.), head boy’s ice hockey coach at Stillwater (Minn.) Excessive College, is the top coach of the 2013 U.S. Nationwide Junior Staff. He’s assisted by Mark Osiecki (Columbus, Ohio), head males’s ice hockey coach at Ohio State College, Grant Potulny (Minneapolis, Minn.), assistant males’s ice hockey coach on the College of Minnesota and David Lassonde (Denver, Colo.), assistant males’s ice hockey coach on the College of Denver … Jim Johannson (Colorado Springs, Colo.), USA Hockey’s assistant government director of hockey operations, is serving as the final supervisor of Staff USA for the fourth consecutive 12 months. Tim Taylor (Guilford, Conn.) is the director of participant personnel … Use the hashtag #USAWJC to hitch the dialog on Twitter.


Scoring By Interval

Staff 1 2 3 Complete
USA 0 0 1 1
CAN 2 0 0 2



First Interval – Scoring: 1, CAN, Nugent-Hopkins (Huberdeau, Schiefele), 7:13; 2, CAN, Strome (Ritchie, Camara), 14:44. Penalties: USA, Barber (slashing), 11:15; CAN, Strome (slashing), 18:19.

Second Interval – Scoring: None. Penalties: CAN, Reinhart (excessive sticking), 6:52; USA, Jones (slashing), 12:11.

Third Interval – Scoring: 3, USA, Trouba (Galchenyuk, Reilly), 11:02 (pp). Penalties: CAN, Subban (tripping), 7:35; CAN, Strome (delaying the sport), 9:52; USA, McCabe (checking to the top), 12:06; USA, McCabe (misconduct), 12:06; USA, Biggs (goaltender interference), 13:30; USA, Hartman (checking to the top), 15:50; USA, Hartman (misconduct), 15:50; USA, Trouba (interference), 15:50; USA, Trocheck (cross-checking), 16:25; CAN, Huberdeau (slashing), 16:26; CAN, Nugent-Hopkins (boarding), 18:23.

Photographs by Interval





USA 10 15 12 37
CAN 11 8 13 32
Goaltender (SV/SH) 1 2 3 Complete
USA, Gibson, 58:58 9/11 8/8 13/13 30/32
CAN, Subban, 60:00 10/10 15/15 11/12 36/37


Energy Play: USA 1-5; CAN, 0-4

Penalties: USA 7-34; CAN, 6-14