USA-Canada: Live Blog

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End of Game- Final Score: Canada: 1, USA: 0

5:00- Time is running low for the Americans, who are still looking to tie it. 1-0

8:03- USA kills off the penalty, still trailing 1-0

USA Penalty: Phil Kessel goes off, and the Canadians will have their second PP of the game

10:20- Canada out-shooting the Americans in the third, but hasn't scored. 1-0

13:34- Canada holding onto a 1 goal lead. The Canadian defense has done a very good job of keeping the Americans away from the front of the net.

17:24- Each team with just a single shot in the period so far

Start of Period 3

Shots after 2: Canada-28, USA-22

Canada is dominating play after two. The Americans haven't been able to penetrate the Canadian defense, who has been a brick wall. Carey Price has not been tested much in the Canadian net.

End of Period 2: 1-0 Canada

1:08- USA timeout

2:36- Canada kills off their third PK of the game, and holds onto the 1-0 lead

4:37- Canada Penalty: Quick makes a save on Crosby, and Kunitz comes in to dig a bit late, and takes a penalty.

5:55-Jonathan Quick with a big save to keep the US within one. Canada still leads 1-0.

8:10- Canada is out-shooting the US, 20-16

9:00- Canadian defense isn't letting anything through, while the offense continues to keep control. 1-0

11:00- Canada still controlling most of the play, still leading 1-0.

14:43- Canada kills off the penalty, Canada still leads 1-0.

16:43-Canada Penalty: The US will get a shot to tie it up on the powerplay, down 1-0

Jay Bouwmeester gets the assist for the goal... he had the shot from the point.

Canada Goal: Jamie Benn tips in a shot from the point, and Canada gets on the board first. 1-0

Second Period Start

Shots after 1: Canada: 16, USA: 11

I think it's pretty safe to say that Canada had the upper hand in the first. Both sides played well, but Canada seemed to be controlling play a bit more...

End of Period 1: Each team came out strong, but neither side could find the back of the net. 0-0 after 1.

4:02- Canada Penalty: The US will have their first PP chance of the game.

5:04- Canada continuing to put on pressure, has the slight edge right now. Still 0-0

7:00- Canada with a couple good chances, but the Americans kill off the penalty. 0-0

9:07- USA penalty: Ryan Suter goes off for holding, and Canada will get their first PP opportunity.

10:43- Solid goaltending at either end of the ice. Still looking to break the ice. Shots 9 aside. 0-0

13:06- USA with some good chances, but Price holds down the fort for Canada. 0-0

15:03- Both teams applying pressure, both goalies looking good. 0-0

18:11- Canada with a couple good opportunities, Quick up for the challenge. Both teams coming out hot. 0-0

Period 1 Start

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