Friday, January 2, 2009

Prospect watch in the WJC: Day Eight

Huge game for prospect Andre Petersson against Russia, as he scored two goals in the 5-0 victory to earn Sweden a bye to the semi-finals. Petersson had three shots on goal and was +1 in the game, and other Sens prospect Erik Karlsson had one assist, four shots on goal, and was +1 as well. Petersson (3G, 3A) and Karlsson (2G, 4A) are tied for the team lead in points on the Swedish team with six each in the tournament so far.

In the other division, Jim O'Brien had one goal in USA's 7-3 loss to Canada on Wednesday. He's got four points (1G, 3A) in four games in the tournament so far, and will be facing off against Slovakia in the quarter-finals at 3:30 today.

And there are all sorts of Senators-related stories about the World Junior Championships, here's just a few if you're looking for something to read:
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