Game Report 2126 IIHF World Championship
PLAYED AT: Jyske Bank Boxen
Date: May 7, 2018
GAME NOTES: CANADA TOPS HOSTS FOR SECOND WORLDS WIN JESSICA GOWANS HERNING, Denmark – Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (Burnaby, B.C./Edmonton, NHL) scored twice, Connor McDavid (Newmarket, Ont./Edmonton, NHL) added three assists and Canada’s National Men’s Team cruised to a 7-1 over Denmark on Monday at the 2018 IIHF World Championship. It was another offence-heavy performance from Canada; Josh Bailey (Bowmanville, Ont./New York Islanders, NHL) had a goal and an assist, Mathew Barzal (Coquitlam, B.C./New York Islanders, NHL) and Brayden Schenn (Saskatoon, Sask./St. Louis, NHL) had a pair of helpers each, and 13 skaters recorded at least a point. For the second game in a row, Canada took an early lead. Bailey took a Barzal pass and wired it home from the slot for a power-play goal at 8:25 of the first period, and Aaron Ekblad (Belle River, Ont./Florida, NHL), scored what turned out to be the game-winner less than three minutes later on a rocket from the point. Three goals in three minutes put the game out of reach in the second period. Jordan Eberle (Regina, Sask./New York Islanders, NHL) was first, corralling a McDavid rebound and roofing it home on the power play at 4:16. Bailey fed a gorgeous cross-ice pass to Ryan O’Reilly (Varna, Ont./Buffalo, NHL), who made no mistake and tucked it past Danish netminder Sebastian Dahm at 6:53, and Nugent-Hopkins added the 5-0 goal just 24 seconds after that. Nugent-Hopkins cleaned up a scramble in front of the net for his second of the game seven minutes into the third period, before Tyson Jost (Kelowna, B.C./Colorado, NHL) finished off the scoring for Canada with under two minutes left. Curtis McElhinney (London, Ont./Toronto, NHL) was nearly perfect for the second game in a row, finishing with 14 saves. Only a shot through traffic by Jesper Jensen Aabo midway through the third period spoiled the shutout. Canada has a two-day break, and will be back in action looking for its third win in a row Thursday against Norway (2:15 p.m. ET/11:15 a.m. PT).
Visiting Team: Denmark
Home Team: Canada
DENMARK LINEUP
Pos No.   Name
G31  Andersen, Frederik
G32  Dahm, Sebastian
  Nielsen, Daniel
  Lassen, Stefan
  Storm, Frederik
 12  Christensen, Mads
 17  Jensen, Nicklas
 25  Lauridsen, Oliver
 27  Bjorkstrand, Oliver
 28  Kristensen, Emil
 29  Madsen, Morten
 33  Jakobsen, Julian
 40  Jensen, Jesper
 41  Jensen, Aabo Jesper
 43  Hardt, Nichlas
 48  Jensen, Nicholas
 50  Bau, Mathias
 51  Nielsen, Frans
 63  Russell, Patrick
 93  Regin, Peter
   
   
DENMARK PENALTIES
Per. No.  Min  Offence Off PP PS Start On
1st28 2:00 Hooking 6:341 6:348:25
1st33 2:00 High-Sticking 19:071 19:071:07
2nd29 2:00 Slashing 2:351 2:354:16
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
CANADA LINEUP
Pos No.   Name
G30  McElhinney, Curtis
G35  Kuemper, Darcy
  Edmundson, Joel
  Ekblad, Aaron
  Pulock, Ryan
  Eberle, Jordan
 10  Schenn, Brayden
 12  Bailey, Josh
 13  Barzal, Mathew
 17  Schwartz, Jaden
 18  Dubois, Pierre-Luc
 21  Jost, Tyson
 25  Nurse, Darnell
 27  Murray, Ryan
 44  Pageau, Jean-Gabriel
 52  Chabot, Thomas
 53  Horvat, Bo
 55  Parayko, Colton
 72  Beauvillier, Anthony
 90  O'Reilly, Ryan
 93  Nugent-Hopkins, Ryan
 97  McDavid, Connor
CANADA PENALTIES
Per. No.  Min  Offence Off PP PS Start On
1st2:00 Elbowing 3:391 3:395:39
2nd72 2:00 Tripping 8:541 8:5410:54
2nd2:00 Boarding 15:281 15:2817:28
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
DENMARK Goals DENMARK PLAYERS (plus) CANADA PLAYERS (minus)
Per. Time    G-As1-As2    
3rd11:53  41-25            
                
                
                
                
                
                
CANADA Goals CANADA PLAYERS (plus) DENMARK PLAYERS (minus)
Per. Time    G-As1-As2    
1st8:25 PP 12-13-10            
1st11:57  5-97-17            
2nd4:16 PP 7-97-55            
2nd6:53  90-12-10            
2nd7:17  93            
3rd6:43  93-97-52            
3rd18:10  21-25-13            
POWER PLAY OPPORTUNITIES
DENMARK 0 / 3
CANADA 2 / 3
PENALTY SUMMARY
DENMARK 6 min / 3 inf
CANADA 6 min / 3 inf
POINT SUMMARY
DENMARK 1 G + 1 A = 2 Pts
CANADA 7 G + 12 A = 19 Pts
SCORING 1 2 3 Total
DENMARK0011
CANADA2327
GOALTENDER/SAVES (Time) 1 2 3 Tot. On Off
DEN - Dahm (60:00) (L)127524/0:003rd/20:00
CAN - McElhinney (60:00) (W)25714/0:003rd/20:00
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This report has been checked and verified against the Official IIHF World Championship Game Report.