Originally written on Hockey Fan Land  |  Last updated 11/19/14
 Watch Game Highlight Here I have to admit, I wasn’t as confident as usual that Canada could be the USA in their first meeting at the 2013 World Junior Hockey Championships. Yes, Canada was the highest scoring country in the tournament out-scoring their opponent 15-6 coming into the contest.  Considering, the competition was Germany and Slovakia, six goals was a lot to give up. On paper, heading into this tournament team Canada had golden opportunity written all over it. With the NHL Lockout Canada was given more top-end NHL ready players than any other country.  The questions surrounding the team were targeting the goaltending performance of Malcolm Subban and the overall ability of the defensive crop. (The PK was unreal boys) these were two areas that are points of power on the American squad. In order for Canada to win, Malcolm Subban had to be better than American goaltender John Gibson. Gibson was his usual self stopping 30 of 32 shots. However, Subban proved to the country he...
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