The Czech’s will continue on with their strong 2015 World Hockey Championship bid with a 5-1 victory over France on Thursday. Two days after Cristobal Huet recorded his first ever World Championship shutout, France decided to go with Florian Hardy between the pipes against the Czech’s. It came as a bit of a surprise, as, with the team posting just one win so far, every point...
Following 60 minutes of good goaltending, a lack of scoring and some strange weather conditions, Cristobal Huet was able to record his first ever World Championship shutout thanks to a 2-0 victory over Austria on Tuesday. Similar to the Germany vs Switzerland game this morning, there was a lot of safe action between Austria and France today. Neither team wanted to be the first...
Goalies: When compared to other fringe teams, France has been blessed with some incredible goaltending performances from Cristobal Huet over the past few years. A former Stanley Cup winner with the Chicago Blackhawks, Huet put on an incredible performance against Canada in the opening game of the 2014 World Championships, making 34 stops to help France win just their second ever...
France defeated Canada by a score of 3-2 in a shootout at the World Championships. The upset – and what an upset it was – could be credited to Stephane Da Costa’s two goals and by an amazing performance from Cristobal Huet. Huet’s best save of the game was this gem on Canada’s Morgan Rielly. Incredible. Huet got just enough with his diving effort to sent Rielly’s shot...
Canada and France took to the ice in the first game of the 2014 World Championships. With Canada winning 7-2 in the last meeting between the two countries, there wasn’t a lot of debate on who the favourite was heading into the contest on Friday. Regardless, Canada knew they can’t take anyone easy (Latvia, anyone?), and that was proven as [...]
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