As the curtain opened on the world championship on Saturday hockey, Canada quickly established himself as a tournament favorite with a dizzying display of speed, skill and fun.
With Sidney Crosby leading at one end and Carey Price on the other hand, Canada has proven that it is all that with a 6-0 victory over the Czech Republic in the tournament opener for both teams.
Crosby had a goal and two assists, while the price did not show any signs of injury that sidelined him for much of last season as Canada appears hockey brand is rarely seen in the Air Canada Centre.
“I think we understand the position we are in. We are at home, and there are high expectations,” said Crosby. “We were just trying to go out there and work and see what happens.” Continue reading “Team Canada sends clear message in World Cup opener”