Game 2 of the World Cup of Hockey final series was played tonight in Toronto. Carey Price started for Team Canada. Jaroslav Halak started for Team Europe.
Zdeno Chara would get on the board at 6:26 of the 1st period. Andrej Sekera and Frans Nielsen with the assists.Team Europe’s Pierre-Edourad Bellemare would go to the penalty box at 10:52 for hooking. Team Canada’s Brent Burns would go to the penalty box at 12:30 for hooking. Team Europe’s Nino Niederreiter would go to the penalty box at 14:49 for slashing.Team Europe had 12 shots in the 1st period to Team Canada’s 8.
32 seconds into the 2nd period Team Europe’s Marian Hossa was sent to the penalty box for hooking. The period was back and forth with neither team scoring. Team Canada would add 13 shots of goal in the 2nd to Team Europe’s would have 15 shots on goal .
Team Europe’s Roman Josi would go to the penalty for Delay of Game at 2:17 of the 3rd. Anze Kopitar would go to the penalty box at 16:25 for holding. Team Canada would tie the game on the powerplay at 17:07 with a goal by Patrice Bergeron. Burns and Sidney Crosby with the assists. Drew Doughty would go to the penalty box at 18:10 for High-Sticking. Brad Marchand would score a shorthanded goal at 19:16 to give Team Canada a 2-1 lead. Jonathan Toews and Alex Pietrangelo with the assists. Team Canada would get 13 shots on goal in the 3rd to 6 for Team Europe Carey Price made 32 saves on 33 shots for Team Canada. Jaroslav Halak made 32 saves on 34 shots.
With the win Team Canada wins the World Cup of Hockey