Canada scored three goals in the opening period, added three in the second, and two more in the third to earn an 8-0 victory on Tuesday at the 2019 Hlinka Gretzky Cup.
Shots on goal were tilted heavily in Canada’s favour, as the reigning champions outshot the Swiss 14-1 through 20 minutes, 21-5 in the middle frame and 13-2 in the final 20 minutes for a game total of 48-8.
Jake Neighbours once again skated on a line with 2018 OHL first overall pick Quinton Byfield (Sudbury Wolves) and Seth Jarvis (Portland Winterhawks, WHL).
Canada has yet to surrender a goal in the tournament, finishing their second game of the preliminary round with a goals for/against of 14-0.
Next up for Canada is a meeting with the Czech Republic on Wednesday, August 7 at 11:00 AM MT. Games will be aired on TSN. Check TSN.ca for scheduling details.
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