Jordan Eberle and John Tavares are interviewed after the game where with less than 6 seconds left in regular time, Eberle scored to tie the Russians and force overtime and a shoot-out. Canada won to advance to the the Gold round of the 2009 World Juniors Championships.
TSN recaps one of the greatest Canadian Junior games ever including full feeds of the Jordan Eberle’s goal to send Canada in to OT, the shoot-out, and the raising of the Canadian flag and anthem. Russian star Nikita Filatov was quoted after the game, ‘God was with Canada.’ Hopefully the man upstairs will be with team Canada again Monday as they play for Gold against Sweden, January 5rd, 2009.
If you can stand listening to more of Pierre McGuire and want to see another video of the shootout and more of the award ceremony with Eberle taking the Player of the Game trophy, click here.
Jason Spezza spears Dominic Moore from the ‘Battle of Ontario’ game and receives a slashing penalty(?).
All 5’11” of Doug Weight goes after Christian Ehrhoff from the New York Islanders at San Jose Sharks game on Jan 3, 2009.
Krys Barch and Zack Stortini ‘dance’ from the Dallas Stars at Edmonton Oilers game on Jan 3, 2009.
Fedor Tyutin drops the gloves with David Backes after Backes delivers a brutal cross check to the face of Kristian Huselius.
Chris Clark takes a knee-buckling heavy right from Wade Redden after getting him to drop the gloves from the New York Rangers at Washington Capitals game on Jan 3, 2009.