Brown breathed, “We took the opportunity.” The Ottawa striker added, “We made a lot of them today. We were unlucky a few times in goal positions, but we were also helped by the happy reflections.”
The Canadians were able to enter the match. Already after 22 seconds, Brown opened the scoring, but his goal had to be confirmed by the referee by checking the video, as the Ottawa striker directed the ball behind the goal line in the sleds. The second goal for the outside players was backed by five of the three, ready captain Henrique used in the goal area.
World Hockey Championship 2021
The World Hockey Championship is underway From May 21 to June 6 In Latvia. Riga hosts all the group stage matches and playoffs. The Czechs are playing in Group A. Zlato from 2019, defending the choice of Finland, and the Czechs will try to improve fourth place.
Norwegian striker Mats Rosselli Olsen admitted, “We knew they were going to design and follow us. We had an early goal, which made us adapt. They played well and they deserved to win.”
Canada had a great shooting advantage, which was not able to divert it to another target, but on the contrary, it was collected from a unique move. Valkfaye Olsen punished the hesitation in the pass, which defeated Comber’s goalkeeper with a second shot in the second half and a seventh attempt in the match. After 80 seconds, favorite Roselle Olsen, whose skate bounced back, was struck by Krugdahl’s throw.
But the foreign players “fell” after a while, and Mangiabane, who played the first game of the tournament, returned to Canada in the 35th minute. “I like the way he plays. He helped us a lot and was an important part of our attack,” Brown said of Calgary’s reinforcements.
The Norwegians were able to equalize the numerical advantages again, but instead coalesced into weakness when Henrique rebooted Holös and defeated Haukeland. After that, the Northerners played for over a minute at five versus three, but didn’t even score on that perk. He could have secured Canada’s victory after breaking Brown, but he didn’t expand his score set. After the 56th minute, some quick and successful challenges followed by a shot from just outside the penalty area by Puk Hagel could have scored yet another goal for FC.
“Obviously the tournament did not start for us as we would have liked. But in all three we tried and we are still improving, which is what it needs in the tournament. There were some complications until today, but we won and now we have to focus,” said goalkeeper Darcy Combert, “in the next game.” Canada’s fifth competitor will be the Kazakhstan players on Friday.
|World Hockey Championship in Riga:|
|Group Two (Arena Riga):|
|Canada-Norway 4: 2 (2: 0, 1: 2, 1: 0)|
|Goals and records: 1. Brown (Henrique, Bauer), 11. Henrique (Brown, Bauer), 35. Mangiabani (Brown), 51. Henrique (Comber) – 30. Falkvay Olsen (Haga), 31. Roseli Olsen (Krujdal, Ostbe). Rule: Tscherrig (Swiss), Schrader-Merten (both German), Seewald (AUT). Exclusion: 4: 5. Uses1: 0. In weakness: 1: 0. No spectators.|
|Canada: Kuemper – Power, Stecher, Ferraro, Miller, Beaudin, Walker, Bernard-Docker – Mangiapane, Henrique, Brown – Comtois, Vilardi, Paul – Hagel, Danforth, Bunting – Perfetti, Anderson-Dolan, Foudy – Pirri. Trainer: Gerard Gallant.|
|Norway: Haukeland-Lilleberg, Holös, Lesund, Holm, Kaasastul, Krogdahl, Ostby-Olden, Trettenes, Lindström-Kristiansen, M. Olimb, Rosseli Olsen-Haga, Salsten, Valkvae Olsen-Röymark, Brekke Henriksen, Solem-Hoff. Coach: Peter Thorsen.|
|5.||United States of America||3||2||1||9: 3||6|