Sports Connor McDavid helps Canada demolish Korea 10-0 at hockey worlds

19:15  06 may  2018
19:15  06 may  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

Connor McDavid leads Canada past Latvia in hockey worlds warmup

  Connor McDavid leads Canada past Latvia in hockey worlds warmup Captain Connor McDavid had a goal and an assist and Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored twice as Canada thumped Latvia 6-1 Tuesday in its only warmup game before the upcoming world hockey championship. Pierre-Luc Dubois also had a goal and an assist for Canada, while Anthony Beauvillier and Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored the other Canadian goals. Colton Parayko led Canada in points with three assists. Rodrigo Abols scored the only goal for Latvia, one minute after McDavid opened the scoring at 16:59 of the first period. Canada broke open a 1-1 tie with three goals in the second period, adding another two in the third.

Connor mcdavid to captain canada at 2018 IIHF world championship. Canada is staging its pre-tournament camp in Riga, Latvia, and will play the Latvian national team in a pre-tournament game on Tuesday, May 1, at 10 a.m. ET/7 a.m. PT.

Get help . Captain Connor McDavid had a goal and an assist and Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored twice as Canada thumped Latvia 6-1 Tuesday in its only warmup game before the upcoming world hockey championship.

a group of baseball players standing on top of a snow covered field: Canada's Colton Parayko, left, celebrates with teammates Aaron Ekblad, centre, and Connor McDavid, right, after scoring a goal against South Korea at the Jyske Bank Boxen arena in Herning, Denmark, on Sunday.© Petr David Josek/The Associated Press Canada's Colton Parayko, left, celebrates with teammates Aaron Ekblad, centre, and Connor McDavid, right, after scoring a goal against South Korea at the Jyske Bank Boxen arena in Herning, Denmark, on Sunday.

Canada bounced back from a loss to the United States in the opening game at the world championship by trashing Korea 10-0 on Sunday in Herning, Denmark.

Also Olympic champion Russia again displayed its offensive might in a 7-0 rout of Austria.

After losing 5-4 to the U.S. in a penalty shootout, Canada was ruthless against Korea, a championship newcomer in a Group B game in Herning.

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Captain Connor McDavid scored his first goal of the tournament and added two assists, and Tyson Jost scored twice and had an assist to lead Canada. Pierre-Luc Dubois and Joel Edmundson also had a goal and two assists each.

"We did everything we had to," McDavid said.

Colton Parayko, Ryan O'Reilly and Dubois netted a goal each in the span of 1:25 early in the second period to jump to a 5-0 lead.

The Canadians scored six goals in that period, forcing Korea to pull Canada-born goaltender Matt Dalton.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins and Brayden Schenn also scored for Canada.

Goalie Curtis McElhinney made 25 saves for the shutout.

Canada next faces host Denmark.

"I think it's gonna be a very good game, they're a good team, they've got a lot of talent," McDavid said. "I've seen the crowd is getting into it and the fans, they can have a big impact on the game."

U.S. upends Canada in hockey worlds opener

  U.S. upends Canada in hockey worlds opener Cam Atkinson scored the shootout winner to give the United States a 5-4 win over Canada on Friday. Atkinson's second shootout goal gave the U.S a 2-1 edge midway through the sixth round of the extra session. Jordan Eberle had a chance to tie for Canada, but he couldn't beat American goalie Keith Kinkaid.McDavid, Canada's captain and offensive catalyst, was ineligible for the shootout after taking a penalty late in overtime."It's not fun to watch your team go through a shootout, especially when you're an offensive guy and you'd obviously like to be out there," he said. "I thought the guys did a nice job of hanging in there.

Edmonton Oilers forward Connor McDavid will serve as Canadian captain at the upcoming IIHF world hockey championship. McDavid , who led the NHL with 108 points this season, helped Canada win gold at the 2016 tournament.

Captain Connor McDavid had a purpose and an help and Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored two times as Canada thumped Latvia 6-1 Tuesday in its handiest warmup recreation ahead of the approaching international hockey championship.

After losing to Finland 8-1 on Saturday, Korea must improve to avoid relegation.

In Group A in Copenhagen, Mikhail Grigorenko scored twice and Artyom Anisimov, Alexander Barabanov, Kirill Kaprizov, Maxim Mamin and Ilya Mikheyev added one apiece for Russia.

In its championship opener, Russia also dealt France a 7-0 defeat. Later on Sunday, defending champion Sweden was scheduled to play the Czech Republic and Slovakia to face Switzerland in Group A. In Group B, Germany was meeting Norway and Finland took on Latvia

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