INNSBRUCK, Austria - The hill Team Canada has to climb at win a third straight World Championship pales in comparison to the majestic Alps that tower over this city which played host to the 1964 and 1976 Winter Olympics. Just the same, the Canadians can't think for a second they don't have to crank it up a notch or two to make the journey a little easier. They won their second game of the tournament Tuesday, beating Slovenia 8-0, beat that's it for downhill grades in the 16-team world tournament. Next up is the United States in a big game on Thursday. (More on this story...)
Elsewhere, it was the Czech Rep 2, Germany 0 and U.S.A. 3, Latvia 1. Today's games include Russia v/s Belarus, Denmark v/s Ukraine, Austria v/s Slovakia, and a heated battle of long-time rivals, Sweden v/s Finland.