Game Report 457 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup
PLAYED AT: Slovnaft Arena
Date: Aug 8, 2017
GAME NOTES: SPECIAL TEAMS LEAD CANADA TO FIRST HLINKA WIN JASON LA ROSE BRATISLAVA, Slovakia – Calen Addison (Brandon, Man./Lethbridge, WHL), Nolan Foote (Kelowna, B.C./Kelowna, WHL) and Jack McBain (Toronto, Ont./Toronto Jr. Canadiens, OJHL) all scored power-play goals, leading Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team to its first win at the 2017 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup, a 5-1 victory over Finland on Tuesday. Joe Veleno (Kirkland, Que./Saint John, QMJHL), Ryan Merkley (Mississauga, Ont./Guelph, OHL) and Barrett Hayton (Peterborough, Ont./Sault Ste. Marie, OHL) added two assists apiece for the Canadians, who temporarily moved atop Group B with the win. The opening goal came just past the five-minute mark; Jared McIsaac (Truro, N.S./Halifax, QMJHL) threw the puck in front for Benoît-Olivier Groulx (Gatineau, Que./Halifax, QMJHL), whose redirection gave the Canadians an early 1-0 lead. Penalty trouble doomed the Finns in the second period. With Canada enjoying a two-man advantage, Addison jumped in off the blue-line and finished off a feed from Merkley to make it 2-0 at 7:45. After the Canadians survived a Finnish five-on-three, Foote wired a wrist shot past Justus Annunen at 14:40, popping the water bottle behind the goaltender to put Canada up 3-0 after two periods. McBain pushed the lead to four goals seven minutes into the third, camping out on the doorstep and knocking in a centering pass from Veleno, before Fortier jammed in a rebound off the end-boards with five minutes to go for the fifth and final Canadian goal. Canada held Finland without a shot for more than 18 minutes in the third period, but the Finns ruined the shutout with 1:41 left when Matias Maccelli buried a rebound past Olivier Rodrigue (Chicoutimi, Que./Drummondville, QMJHL). The preliminary round ends Wednesday, with Canada taking on Slovakia (1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT). A win over the tournament co-hosts would send the Canadians to the semifinals on Friday.
Visiting Team: Finland
Home Team: Canada
FINLAND LINEUP
PosNo.  Name
G Nurmi, Kalle
G31  Annunen, Justus
  Salmela, Santeri
  Nousiainen, Kim
  Rannisto, Jasper
  Ketola, Juuso
  Honka, Anttoni
 10  Kupari, Rasmus
 12  Maccelli, Matias
 15  Aaltonen, Leevi
 18  Mäki, Eetu
 20  Kokkonen, Mikko
 21  Moilanen, Jesse
 22  Salonen, Samuel
 23  Petman, Ville
 24  Ranta, Sampo
 27  Tanus, Kristian
 28  Kotkaniemi, Jesperi
 29  Rasanen, Livari
 35  Killinen, Lenni
 36  Kapanen, Karri
 37  Utunen, Toni
FINLAND PENALTIES
Per.No. Min OffenceOffPPPSStartOn
2nd2:00 Interference 5:481 5:487:45
2nd2:00 Interference 6:581 6:588:58
2nd 2:00 Too Many Players 14:091 14:0914:40
2nd22 2:00 Hooking 18:241 18:240:24
3rd37 2:00 Hooking 4:521 4:526:52
3rd29 2:00 Delay of Game 6:411 6:417:03
3rd2:00 Cross-Checking 7:101 7:109:10
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
CANADA LINEUP
PosNo.  Name
G Gravel, Alexis
G31  Rodrigue, Olivier
  Bahl, Kevin
  Smith, Ty
  Addison, Calen
  Dobson, Noah
  Merkley, Ryan
  Woo, Jett
  Veleno, Joe
 14  McIsaac, Jared
 16  Thomas, Akil
 17  Fortier, Gabriel
 18  Dellandrea, Ty
 19  Groulx, Benoît-Olivier
 20  McBain, Jack
 21  Hayton, Barrett
 22  Noel, Serron
 25  Dudas, Aidan
 26  MacDonald, Anderson
 27  Burzan, Luka
 28  Shepard, Jackson
 29  Foote, Nolan
CANADA PENALTIES
Per.No. Min OffenceOffPPPSStartOn
1st2:00 Hooking 7:211 7:219:21
2nd2:00 Delay of Game 2:171 2:174:17
2nd20 2:00 Hooking 11:211 11:2113:21
2nd21 2:00 High-Sticking 12:211 12:2114:21
3rd2:00 Hooking 10:231 10:2312:23
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
FINLAND GoalsFINLAND PLAYERS (plus)CANADA PLAYERS (minus)
Per.Time  G-As1-As2  
3rd18:19  12-35            
                
                
                
                
CANADA GoalsCANADA PLAYERS (plus)FINLAND PLAYERS (minus)
Per.Time  G-As1-As2  
1st5:09  19-14            
2nd7:45 PP 5-7-9            
2nd14:40 PP 29-21-16            
3rd7:03 PP 20-9-7            
3rd15:15  17-21            
POWER PLAY OPPORTUNITIES
FINLAND0 / 5
CANADA3 / 7
PENALTY SUMMARY
FINLAND14 min / 7 inf
CANADA10 min / 5 inf
POINT SUMMARY
FINLAND1 G + 1 A = 2 Pts
CANADA5 G + 8 A = 13 Pts
SCORING 1 2 3 Total
FINLAND0011
CANADA1225
GOALTENDER/SAVES (Time) 1 2 3 Tot. On Off
FIN - Annunen (60:00) (L)88824/0:003rd/20:00
CAN - Rodrigue (60:00) (W)57113/0:003rd/20:00
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This report has been checked and verified against the Official Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup Game Report.