Good morning hockey fans.
In spite of all of their offensive prowess, the Russians were shutout 1-0 last night as Sweden captured World Junior gold.
With the likes of Max Friberg, Evgeni Kuznetsov and Nail Yakupov in the contest, how many of you would have predicted that score?
Not me, that is for sure.
Meanwhile, Brendan Gallagher, Nathan Beaulieu and Michael Bournival...
1) The Canadian Juniors put on a show last night against the Czech Republic.
Brendan Gallagher's been showcased on one of the top lines, and though he didn't manage to bury the game's best scoring chance, he was on the ice for all five goals Canada scored in the game.
Michael Bournival registered an assist, and Nathan Beaulieu displayed his spectacular skating...
The Montreal Canadiens signed forward Michael Bournival to a three-year contract on Wednesday.
Financial terms were not disclosed.
"Michael has shown excellent hockey skills and has improved constantly since making his debut at the junior level," Canadiens general manager Pierre Gauthier said in a statement.
"Currently representing Canada at the 2012 IIHF World...
Habs Top Prospects to Represent Canada
Word has just trickled out that Nathan Beaulieu, Michael Bournival and Brendan Gallagher have all made Team Canada's 2012 World Junior Chamionship squad.
Always a good measuring stick for the future of a team, Habs fans can be confident that there are good things coming up the Canadiens pipeline as, following 12 cuts this morning...