Canada opens with win at World Juniors
Ryan Nugent-Hopkins had a goal and four assists to
pace Canada to a 9-3 win over Germany to open the 2013 world junior
hockey championship Wednesday.
Mark Scheifele scored twice, including a short-handed goal, and
Jonathan Huberdeau had a goal and two assists for Canada.
Canada's other scorers were Ty Rattie, Ryan Strome, Jonathan
Drouin and defencemen Xavier Ouellet and Tyler Wotherspoon.
Goaltender Malcolm Subban stopped 25 of 28 shots for the win.
Leonhard Pfoderl countered with a goal and an assist for the
Germans. Tobias Rieder, who plays for the Ontario Hockey League's
Kitchener Rangers, and Nickolas Latta also scored for Germany.
Elmar Trautmann made 37 saves on 46 shots in Germany's net. (CP)
(Hockey Canada Photo: Ryan Nugent-Hopkins)