Game 1 of the Final Series of the World Cup of Hockey was played between Team Canada and Team Europe tonight. Carey Price started for Team Canada. Jaroslav Halak started for Team Europe.
Brad Marchand started the scoring for Team Canada at 2:23 of the 1st period. Patrice Bergeron and Sidney Crosby with the assists. Steven Stamkos would make the game 2-0 at 13:20 of the 1st period. The lone assist was by Ryan Getzlaf. Team Europe’s Tomas Tatar would make the game 2-1 at 7:00 of the 2nd period. Dennis Seidenberg and Anze Kopitar with the assists. Bergeron would score for Team Canada at 9:24 of the 3rd to make the game 4-1. Crosby and Marchand with the assists. Carey Price made 32 saves on 33 shots. Jaroslav Halak made 35 saves on 38 shots. Game 2 is on Thursday and it’s win or go home for Team Europe.