Spengler Cup: Canada repeats triumph
The North Americans triumph for the third time in a row at the traditional Spengler Cup. A double strike in the second period brings the decision.
Team Canada has won the traditional Spengler Cup for the third time in a row.
In the final, the Canadians beat Team Switzerland 3-0 (0-0,2-0,1-0,1-0) in Davos. Zach Boychuk from Slovan Bratislava put the defending champion in the lead after 28 minutes, Maxim Noreau (SC Bern) only four minutes later. The decision was made by David McIntyre (EV Zug) in the 53rd minute. minute.
The Canadian side, which is dominated by North American European legionaries, has thus once again prevented the Swiss from winning their home race.
Team Switzerland had won the semi-final with a clear 8:3 victory against the home HC Davos, Canada defeated Mountfield HK from the Czech Republic in the preliminary round with 5:2.