With Team Canada winning convincingly over the Czech Republic 7-2, and Team USA beating Slovakia 6-1 during today's tournament, many fans are hoping for rematch of last year's gold medal game. The USA looks to defend their gold medal and Canada looks to take home their 16th gold medal. With the way these two teams have been playing, a rematch may very well be in the cards.
Finland notched their first win of the tournament after shutting out Switzerland 4-0, and Sweden also blanked Russia 2-0 at Dwyer Arena in Niagara Falls.
After checking out the festivities at the arena, I headed over to Encore for a late dinner. If fans are looking for a place to eat and drink before or after a game, Encore is the place to go! Located in Buffalo's theatre/entertainment district, this is one of the city's trendiest spots to eat dinner or to have a drink or two. Encore serves up some delicious contemporary dishes such as lobster pot pie, strip steaks, and pastas. Their bar menu consists of tried and true favorites such as steak sandwiches and chicken wings, and even poutine for all you Canadians! Encore also has a sushi bar and serves up fresh and tasty rolls ranging from the classic spicy tuna roll to a unique spin on Buffalo's most famous dish, the chicken wing roll!
Sushi I ordered at Encore.
After dinner hours, Encore turns into one of Buffalo's most fun and entertaining bars. This 2-floor building can accommodate plenty, and believe me, it's always a party when you spend the night at Encore!
With Encore located minutes from the arena and from several hotels downtown, it certainly is a place that should be on many fans' radar!