Wednesday, December 29, 2010

Canada vs. Norway

Team Canada challenges Team Norway for both teams’ third game of the tournament today for a 7:30 p.m. contest at the HSBC Arena.

Canada looks to today’s game as an opportunity to steal three key points and advance past Sweden for the lead in the Group B division. Canada hopes to increase their lead to pressure the Swedes,who have today off and face-off against Czech Republic on Thursday afternoon.

Team Canada is ranked highest among the 10 teams in the Championship for scoring efficiency and for power-play opportunities. Canada leads goals for with 13 goals on 81 shots, resulting in a goal scoring percentage of 16.05%. The closest team behind Canada is Switzerland with 11.11%. The Canadians have capitalized on 7 of 11 power plays for a 63.64% efficiency, Team USA trails with 36.36%.

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