That one hurts badly.
Mike McKenna allowed 3 goals on 29 shots in the loss.
HER Giroux, (24) (Aucoin, Bourque), 3:53 (PP)
NOR Bochenski, (12) (Gratton), 18:24
NOR Keller, (5) (Curadeau, Kearns), 7:57
HER Wilson, (16) (Helmer, McNeill), 10:51 (PP)
HER Joudrey, (3) (Wilson, Helmer), 14:51
McKenna was named the game's third star.
Let it be noted that the Admirals stood toe to toe with the best team in the Eastern Conference and came within 10 minutes of defeating them.
Box score from TheAHL.com.
Team Canada Notes:
Dustin Tokarski was greeted in his home province of Saskatchewan Tuesday by a horde of family and friends at the Saskatoon airport. Tokarski was wearing his gold medal around his neck when he came off the plane. He will take a few days off before rejoining the Spokane Chiefs. (CJME photo)
PEI Rocket 5 @ Moncton Wildcats 4
D Mark Barberio, MCT: 0-1-1, -2, 0 PIM, 4 SOG
Season totals: 38 GP, 8-20-28, +12, 24 PIM
Medicine Hat Tigers 2 @ Edmonton Oil Kings 3
G Torrie Jung, EDM: Win, 24 saves on 26 shots, *Second Star*
Season totals: 25 GP, 11-9-1-4, 2.54 GAA, .913 sv%, 2 shutouts
Edmonton beat Medicine Hat for the first time in modern franchise history.
World Junior Championships â€“ Gold Medal Game
Canada 5 vs. Sweden 1
W Dana Tyrell, CAN: Did not play (injured â€“ out for tournament).
G Dustin Tokarski, CAN: Win, 39 saves on 40 shots, *Canada Player of the Game*
Thatâ€™s more like it.
Dustin Tokarski showed why heâ€™s a big game goaltender, stopping 39 of 40 shots to help Canada to their fifth straight World Junior Championship gold medal Monday night.
Tokarski took a shutout into the third period before surrendering his only goal, and outplayed Swedenâ€™s Jacob Markstrom (a Florida Panthers pick to boot) for the win.
For more on the game, see tsn.ca.
Team Canada Notes:
Canada head coach Pat Quinn has named Dustin Tokarski starter for tonight's Gold Medal Game between Canada and Sweden (7 PM EST NHL Network). Sweden boasts the tournament's best goaltender, Panthers 2nd round pick Jacob Markstrom.
Moncton Wildcats 5 @ Acadie-Bathurst Titan 2
D Mark Barberio, MCT: 0-1-1, E, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 37 GP, 8-19-27, +14, 24 PIM
Windsor Spitfires 6 @ Brampton Battalion 3
W Kyle DeCoste, BRA: 0-0-0, E, 9 PIM (slashing, instigating, fighting + 10 min. misconduct + game misconduct)
Season totals: 35 GP, 7-6-13, -13, 51 PIM
No.10 Cornell Big Red 5 @ UMass Minutemen 2
D John Wessbecker , UMass: 0-0-0, -1, 0 PIM, 0 SOG
Season totals: 13 GP, 0-2-2, +11, 10 PIM