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WORLD JUNIOR UPDATE: JAN. 3

Thursday, 01.03.2013 / 12:53 PM
By Kevin Snow - Sabres.com (@kwsnow) / BEYOND THE BOARDS
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WORLD JUNIOR UPDATE: JAN. 3

Thurs., January 3
McCabe: Captain Jake McCabe scored twice as the United States moved on to Saturday’s gold medal game with a resounding 5-1 win over Canada. Both of McCabe’s goals came in the first period, as Team USA built an insurmountable 4-0 lead on Canada through two periods. McCabe, selected as USA's Player of the Game today, now has three goals and three assists in six games, and his plus-seven rating is tied with Seth Jones and Ville Pokka for tops in the tournament. Coming into the World Juniors, the University of Wisconsin sophomore had scored five goals in 42 career games for the Badgers – but had yet to record a multi-goal game.
GAME HIGHLIGHTS
GAME SUMMARY/INDIVIDUAL STATS
NEXT GAME: Gold Medal Game - USA vs. Sweden (Sat., 8 a.m. ET, NHL Network & NHL.com)

Grigorenko/Makarov: Mikhail Grigorenko’s second goal of the tournament tied the game with Sweden at 2-2 late in the third period, but they would go on to lose 3-2 in a shootout. Montreal draft pick Sebastien Collberg scored the shootout winner for Sweden, and they will now face Team USA in Saturday’s gold medal game. Grigorenko is second on Russia in scoring with six points (2+4) in six games, but he has taken a team-leading 27 shots on goal. Andrei Vasilevski once again got the start for Russia, forcing Sabres prospect Andrey Makarov into the backup role for a second straight game. Makarov is 1-1 in two starts with a 2.02 GAA and .955 save percentage. He came into the tournament having posted shutouts in three of his last five decisions with the WHL's Saskatoon Blades.
GAME HIGHLIGHTS
GAME SUMMARY/INDIVIDUAL STATS
NEXT GAME: Bronze Medal Game - Russia vs. Canada (Sat., 4 a.m. ET, NHL Network)

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 p - BOS 82 54 19 9 261 177 117
2 y - PIT 82 51 24 7 249 207 109
3 x - TBL 82 46 27 9 240 215 101
4 x - MTL 82 46 28 8 215 204 100
5 x - NYR 82 45 31 6 218 193 96
6 x - PHI 82 42 30 10 236 235 94
7 x - CBJ 82 43 32 7 231 216 93
8 x - DET 82 39 28 15 222 230 93
9 WSH 82 38 30 14 235 240 90
10 NJD 82 35 29 18 197 208 88
11 OTT 82 37 31 14 236 265 88
12 TOR 82 38 36 8 231 256 84
13 CAR 82 36 35 11 207 230 83
14 NYI 82 34 37 11 225 267 79
15 FLA 82 29 45 8 196 268 66
16 BUF 82 21 51 10 157 248 52

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
C. Hodgson 72 20 24 -26 44
T. Ennis 80 21 22 -25 43
D. Stafford 70 16 18 -19 34
C. Ehrhoff 79 6 27 -27 33
C. Stewart 63 15 11 0 26
C. Conacher 79 7 19 1 26
T. Myers 62 9 13 -26 22
Z. Girgensons 70 8 14 -6 22
M. Foligno 74 7 12 -17 19
J. McBain 69 6 11 -13 17
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
M. Neuvirth 4 8 2 .921 2.78
J. Enroth 4 17 5 .911 2.82