The Czech’s got on the board first. After Florida Panthers defenseman Gudbranson pinched in the neutral zone, Vladimir Sobotka was able to get the puck to Roman Cervenka who beat James Reimer with a shot he had little chance of saving. The goal marked the third straight game in which Canada allowed the first goal of the game, however it [...]
Roman Cervenka scored for a second time late in the second period to set up a four-goal lead and the Czech Republic went on to beat Slovakia 5-3 Tuesday, advancing to an Olympic quarterfinal match against the United States.
The Slovaks pulled within a goal in the third period, but their setback was sealed when Andrej Meszaros was called for slashing with 53 seconds left. They pulled...
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February 18, 2014