Wednesday, January 02, 2008

U20 World Championships

Since my last update, both Team USA and Team Canada won their final games in pool play. Team USA defeated Finland 5-3 with Jamie McBain notching an assist. Team Canada rolled over Denmark 4-1 with Kyle Turris finding the back of the net twice.

Team Canada today doubled up Finland 4-2 in the quarterfinal round. Kyle Turris had an assist in the contest.

Team Canada will now face Team USA on Friday in the semi-final round.

Kyle Turris is tied for third in scoring for the tournament with 4 goals and 2 assists for 6 points in 5 games. He is also +1 and has won 65.31% of his faceoffs (6th best in the tournament).

Blake Geoffrion has won a whopping 71.43% of his faceoffs, which is third best in the tournament. His +/- is even for the tournament, and he has one assist.

Jamie McBain is +5 for the tournament, tied for the best +/- on Team USA and tied for second for all players in the tournament. He also has one assist for the tournament.