Saturday, May 3, 2008

Point form.

It's Saturday, that bright shiny orb in the sky finally returned and... I'm at work. It's a bit busy here today (seems like a few people have the rum and coke flu) but a lot happened that just needs to be talked about, so we're going to do a quick run down.

World Championships

- Canada and Slovenia: score 5-1. Dany Heatley was back in fine form after a less than par playoffs with a hattrick and player of the game. But the real star of the game was Slovenia's goaltender Robert Kristan who faced 65 goals and let in just 5 goals, Kristan recieved a resounding standing ovation from the Metro Centre crowd in appreciation of his efforts.

- Latvia USA: score 4-0. Latvia played just like their fans cheered. Balls out. They lost, but it was exciting... mostly because of the loud, drunken fans, who cheered and banged giant drums throughout the game. I cannot wait until Latvia scores, I want to see what happens.

- Games today: Finland VERSUS Germany (4:30 AST) and Slovakia VERSUS Norway (8:15 AST)


- Carey Price will be back in nets for game five tonight. Tonight will be a huge test for the young goaltender, as he faces the pressure of coming back from being benched last game and facing elimination. It will be a goaltender's battle as Martin Biron has been playing extremely well and is one of the main reasons the Flyers are in the position to knock off the number one seed Canadiens.

- expect to see Guy Carbonneau's lucky, shiny, colourful, silk tie tonight.

- only 1 broom out for Round 2. The San Jose Sharks overcame a 2-0 deficit to win 3-2 in overtime and live another day. Game six is in Dallas.

The Memorial Cup is just two weeks away and there are a few teams that have already secured a spot.
- Belleville Bulls
- Kitchener Rangers(host team)
Two series are still yet to be determined the Western Hockey League finals (Lethbridge or Spokane)and the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League finals (Rouyn Noranda Huskies or Gatineau Olympiques)

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