Team Canada

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Paul Hamilton
May 16, 2019 - 7:04 pm
(WGR 550) - Team Canada won its third straight game Thursday at the World Championship, beating France 5-2. Things got a little dicey in the third period when France made it 3-2, but goals by Anthony Mantha Det. and Mark Stone Veg. put the game away. With his two goals, Mantha has five goals and...
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Brayton Wilson
May 15, 2019 - 7:20 am
Brandon Montour's time at the IIHF World Championship in Slovakia has come to a premature end. The Buffalo Sabres defenseman is returning to Buffalo after suffering a lower-body injury while playing with Team Canada during Monday's 6-5 win over the host nation. OFFICIAL STATEMENT | Brandon Montour...
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Paul Hamilton
May 14, 2019 - 12:39 am
(WGR 550) - Team Canada scored a goal with 1.8 seconds left to squeak past Slovakia on Monday, 6-5. Mark Stone Veg. ripped a power play goal short side on Marek Ciliak to win it. It’s the only goal Ciliak gave up in 23:20 of work. He made 10 saves in relief of Patrik Rybar Det. Canada had to come...
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Paul Hamilton
May 12, 2019 - 9:57 pm
(WGR 550) - Canada went to 1-1 at the World Championship over the weekend, blasting Great Britain 8-0 on Sunday. It wasn’t a very eventful game for the two Sabres representatives as both Sam Reinhart and Brandon Montour were pointless for Canada. Reinhart played 14:50 and had a few scoring chances...
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Jon Simon
May 07, 2019 - 5:30 pm
The United States Men's National Team and Team Canada both took the ice for exhibition games Tuesday afternoon ahead of the start of the 2019 IIHF Men's World Championship. Three Buffalo Sabres are representing their countries in this year's tournament. Jack Eichel will take part in his third World...
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Paul Hamilton
April 29, 2019 - 1:44 pm
Buffalo, NY (WGR 550) - Sam Reinhart had told me on locker clean out day that he was going to play for Team Canada at the IIHF World Championship, but Canada has named another Sabre to the team. Brandon Montour will also be on the defense. Jason Botterill is one of three men running Team Canada...
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Brayton Wilson
March 26, 2019 - 1:21 pm
Buffalo Sabres general manager Jason Botterill has been named as part of a management group that will help put together Canada's National Men's Team roster for the 2019 IIHF World Championship in Kosice and Bratislava, Slovakia. #NEWS | Jason Botterill, Ron Francis and Ron Hextall to lead @HC_Men...
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Paul Hamilton
May 19, 2018 - 4:15 pm
(WGR) - Switzerland has pulled two unbelievable upsets at the World Championship beating Finland and then Canada. The Swiss will now meet Sweden for the Gold Medal on Sunday. Canada didn’t give up a shot in the final 15 minutes of the game and pressed goaltender Leonardo Genoni hard, but the...
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Paul Hamilton
May 17, 2018 - 1:37 pm
(WGR 550) - The Sabres' Ryan O’Reilly had gone four games without a point, but he broke out of it in a big way on Thursday, scoring the overtime winner to put Canada into the semifinals of the World Championship. Canada got a power play in overtime, which helped them beat Russia 5-4. Connor McDavid...
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Paul Hamilton
May 15, 2018 - 3:17 pm
(WGR 550) - Canada won its last two games heading into Thursday’s quarterfinal round. On Tuesday, Team Canada got by Germany 3-0 with Darcy Kuemper (ARZ) getting the shutout. Kuemper was only called on to make 12 saves. In five games, Kuemper has a goals against of 1.99 and a save percentage of...
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