Junior Hockey: Canada defeated Slovakia 6-1

Hockey junior: le Canada défait la Slovaquie 6-1

Photo: Chad Hipolito, The canadian Press
Thanks to stunning maneuvers with the puck, the attacker Joseph Veleno has created several opportunities to score.

Cody Glass scored one goal and two assistants, Ian Scott stopped 23 shots, and Canada defeated Slovakia 6-1 in a match pre-view of the world Championship of junior hockey, Friday night.

It was the second straight win of Canada during any part of preparatory before the start of the tournament, December 26th, at the Rogers Arena in Vancouver.

Canada has been due to the Swiss by a score of 5-3, on Wednesday. The representatives of the maple leaf will begin the defence of their title against Denmark.

Canada is rapidly propelled in front 4-0 in the first round, after dominating Slovakia 19-7 chapter of the throws. Maxime Comtois, Jack Studnicka, Nick Suzuki and Shane Bowers have threaded the needle.

The local team scored the only goal of the second twenty, highlighting his advance when Glass was marked numerical advantage. Studnicka and Evan Bouchard have obtained the particulars of assistance.

The canadian players and the Slovaks have exchanged a goal in the third period. Ty Smith has hit the target with a shot of the cuffs from the leading edge, but Patrik Hrehorcak deprived Scott of a laundry so that he had five minutes to take to the party.

Thanks to his movement of the puck effectively zone the enemy, Canada has created a number of chances and he has dominated Slovakia 45-23 in shots.

Owen Tippett and Joseph Veleno in particular have powered a few teammates thanks to stunning maneuvers with the disc.

Comtois, for its part, makes its presence felt by applying the right failed. The attacker of the Voltigeurs de Drummondville, the only veteran of Canada to have won the gold medal last year, had amassed two goals and two assists against Switzerland.

The guardian of 17 year-old Samuel Hlavaj faced 45 shots for Slovakia, pushing 39 of them.

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