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McElhinney earns shutout as Canada routs South Korea 10-0 at hockey worlds

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Tyson Jost and Joel Edmundson had an immediate impact on Team Canada’s lineup at the men’s world hockey championship.

Jost scored twice and Curtis McElhinney stopped 25 shots for the shutout as Canada routed South Korea 10-0 on Sunday in Group B action at the men’s world hockey championship. Edmundson and seven other players added goals for Canada’s first win of the tournament.cheap nfl jerseys from china

Both Jost and Edmundson were not in the lineup in Canada’s 5-4 shootout loss to the United States on Friday. Edmundson was a scratch and Jost was still en route to Denmark after the Colorado Avalanche, his club team, was eliminated from the NHL playoffs.122

“It’s the first time we’ve had Edmundson in our lineup and Jost joined us late, so good to see them get some opportunity out there today,” said coach Bill Peters after the game.

Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Colton Parayko, Ryan O’Reilly, Pierre-Luc Dubois, Brayden Schenn, Connor McDavid and Jordan Eberle also scored for Canada. McElhinney made his first start in net after Darcy Kuemper was charged with the shootout loss in Canada’s first game of the tournament.

“He was good, he was solid,” said Peters. “It was good that we were able to get him in and he got some work, especially as the game wore on. I thought he got settled in and he handled pucks well. Something to build on for Mac, for sure.”authentic nfl jerseys

Canada plays host Denmark (1-0-0-1) on Monday and will likely be a goaltending matchup between McElhinney and his Toronto Maple Leafs creasemate, Frederik Andersen, who is a superstar in his hometown of Herning.

“He’s a big-time goaltender, so we’re going to have to make sure we’re in his eyes,” said Peters. “We’re going to have to make sure we score on seconds and thirds and it should be a real good atmosphere. We’re excited for the opportunity to play here in front of their fanbase.”

Coached by former NHL defenceman Jim Paek, South Korea is participating in top-level world championship action for the first time in history after earning promotion with a second-place finish at the 2017 IIHF Division 1A tournament. Icing a nearly identical lineup to the group that participated in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang in February, the Koreans opened their tournament

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