Sunday, April 5, 2009

TPS Blogger Helps Canada Win Tune Up

Canada kicked off it's exhibition portion at the Under 18 tournament with an overtime win over Finland.

Dylan Olsen, who will be guest blogging for The Pipeline Show scored the overtime winner 1:58 into overtime in the game played in Minneapolis, Minnesota Sunday.

The Camrose Kodiak D-man blasted a power play goal to win it for his country.

Curtis Hamilton (Saskatoon Blades) lit the lamp twice for Canada, while John McFarland (Sudbury Wolves), Brett Connolly (Prince George Cougars) and Simon Despres (Saint John Sea Dogs) also scored for the winning side.

Oshawa Generals goaltender Michael Zador went the distance in the
making 23 saves.

Canada will take on Slovakia Tuesday in their final exhibition game, and opens the tournament Thursday against Germany in Fargo.


Anonymous said...

It looks like Holland is now on the team and Fine is off. Anyone know why?

Guy Flaming said...

Gross oversight? He (Holland) should have been there anyway but no, I haven't heard why Fine is out. Too simple to assume it's an injury?