Photo: Darryl Dyck, The canadian Press
A supporter of the canadian team was holding a sign where was written “Sorry” (Sorry) around the ice on Wednesday in Vancouver.
Maxime Comtois scored four goals, and Morgan Frost was added a hat trick and Canada began the defence of his title at the world Championship of junior hockey in correcting the Denmark 14-0, Wednesday night.
Owen Tippett and Brett Leason both made to move the rope twice in the victory. Jack Studnicka, Jaret Anderson-Dolan and MacKenzie Entwistle joined the party with a goal each. Cody Glass was acting as an accomplice to four successes of his own.
Frost has been named the player of the match for Canada and the advocates at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver did not hesitate to acclaim him, chanting his nickname.
“It was the most pleasant in which I took part. I got chills in all my body, confessed to Frost. It was one part amazing and one I will never forget. “
Comtois became the fifth player from Canada to register four fillets in a single match at this tournament, joining Mario Lemieux, Simon Gagne, Brayden Schenn and Taylor Raddysh. The quebec striker and Frost became the fourth duo in the history of Canada to complete a hat trick during a party.
“It’s always fun to score goals,” said Comtois. I have had a few bonds in favour and some nice passes from my teammates. “
Goalkeeper Michael DiPietro made 14 saves, including one during a launch of a penalty, and it is became the 18th goaltender in Canadian history to record a clean sheet in his first start at this tournament.
“I’ve never been part of a game in which I have made as many stops as my team has scored goals,” said DiPietro. I told the guy that I had lost the account. “
Mads Sogaard has suffered the wrath of the canadian attack, and it has been replaced 11 times in 41 shots. The guardian Danish appeared to be injured midway in the third period. In the succession, Magnus Rorth has blocked only one of the four shots directed towards him.
Canada opened the scoring in the fifth minute of play, when Leason has caused a turnaround. Frost grabbed the puck and it beat Sogaard with a deke to the backhand.
After a goal from Tippett, Frost, a hope of the Philadelphia Flyers, added before the end of the first commitment. He took a pass from defender Markus Phillips to hit the target.
The canadian players have opened the floodgates in the second twenty, finding the back of the net five times. Comtois has notably scored his first goal of the game, and Frost completed his hat trick following a beautiful setting in scene of the hope of the Montreal canadiens Nick Suzuki.
In the third period, Canada scored three goals in 6 min 10 s before Rorth him in front of the net. The representatives of the maple leaf flag have responded by shining the red light three times in four minutes.
Comtois scored his second goal when he completed a superb trade to three with Ian Mitchell and Ty Smith. The player in Voltigeurs de Drummondville has allowed Canada to achieve the ten swing speed Sogaard from the back of the net.
The best scoring opportunity of Denmark arrived early in the last third. Phillip Schultz was awarded a penalty shot, but DiPietro has released the ankle strap of the right to preserve his clean sheet.
Canada will resume action Thursday night against the Swiss. The guardian Ian Scott is expected to get the start, but Canada’s head coach, Tim Hunter, said that DiPietro should see more action during the tournament.
“Michael has started the first game, because we believe in him, he indicated. You start your season with your keeper number one so this is what we have done with Michael. Ian is also good, but we are no longer in a process of evaluation. “
The Czech Republic and the United States won their first match
David Kvasniscka has hit the target after 52 seconds to play in overtime and the Czech Republic defeated Switzerland 2-1 in the curtain of the championship.
Martin Kaut had scored in 9 min 02 s in the second period for the Czech Republic (1-0-0) to bring the score 1-1 after 40 minutes of play at Arena Rogers.
Nando Eggenberger had given the Switzerland (0-0-1) a brief advance 1-0 in a numerical superiority, only 67 seconds before the replica of Kaut.
In the victory, Lukas Dostal stopped 26 shots. His rival Luca Hollenstein has blocked 25.
Later Wednesday, in a duel of group B presented in Victoria, the United States scored two goals in the third period, and they defeated Slovakia 2-1.
Mikey Anderson, with help from Jack Hughes, has created first, which is equal to 1 min 10 s, in a numerical superiority.
A little over four minutes later, Evan Barratt has broken this stalemate. Barratt finished the game with seven shots on goal.
Marek Korencik had allowed the Slovak to take a lead of 1-0, 17 min, 17 s of the second period.
After a first period of time shared with seven shots of each side, the Americans have largely dominated the rest of the meeting.
During the last two periods, they got 27 shots on goal and only gave that a 7.