For two periods, Russian goalie Sergei Bobrovsky single-handedly kept his team in the hunt for the World Cup. Using an overwhelming offensive barrage, Canada advanced to the 2016 World Cup of Hockey final with a 5-3 victory over Russia on Saturday night at Air Canada Centre. Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists, setting up both of linemate Brad Marchand’s two goals.
Restricted free agent defenseman Jacob Trouba will not attend Winnipeg Jets training camp and has requested a trade from the team. Trouba’s agent Kurt Overhardt released a statement published by Sportsnet saying that this decision was about more than money and that Trouba needs a fresh start elsewhere. “Our client, Jacob Trouba, will not be attending the Winnipeg Jets NHL training camp.
Contrary to perceptions, Canada occasionally loses international hockey tournaments. Like the 2008 IIHF world championships in Quebec City, when Alex Ovechkin and Russia defeated Jonathan Toews’s Team Canada in overtime. Especially on home ice,” said Toews.