Monday, May 09, 2005

Late goals help Canada escape with tie

By Alan Adams,
INNSBRUCK, Austria -- Everyone knows Rick Nash can score. And now there is little doubt that his leadership skills are second to none.  Team Canada was a little sluggish for the first half of Sunday's game against Finland. They looked tired. They were playing a key game less than 17 hours after losing to Sweden in what was their worst performance since the team was formed almost a month ago.  Nash came over the boards and rammed a couple of his opponents up against the glass in their end of the ice and he lit the proverbial fire under the Canadians. The Finns were ahead 2-0 at the time and the Canadians ended up rallying for a 3-3 qualifying round result at the world hockey championship.  FULL STORY

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