Tyrell, Dana

WJC Game Night: 1/5

World Junior Championships – Gold Medal Game
Canada 5 vs. Sweden 1
W Dana Tyrell, CAN: Did not play (injured – out for tournament).
G Dustin Tokarski, CAN: Win, 39 saves on 40 shots, *Canada Player of the Game*

That’s more like it.

Dustin Tokarski showed why he’s a big game goaltender, stopping 39 of 40 shots to help Canada to their fifth straight World Junior Championship gold medal Monday night.

Tokarski took a shutout into the third period before surrendering his only goal, and outplayed Sweden’s Jacob Markstrom (a Florida Panthers pick to boot) for the win.

For more on the game, see tsn.ca.

WJC Game Night: 1/3

World Junior Championships - Semifinals
Canada 6 vs. Russia 5 (Shootout)
W Dana Tyrell, CAN: Did not play (injured - out for tournament).
G Dustin Tokarski, CAN: Win, 23 saves on 28 shots

Wow.

Another WJC classic, this time with Canada giving up four one-goal leads, then scrambling back to tie the game with just over five seconds left on a goal by Edmonton prospect Jordan Eberle - his second of the game. After a scoreless 10 minute 4-on-4 overtime, Tokarski stopped two Russian shooters and Eberle got the winner for Canada in the shootout to send Canada on to a 6-5 victory and the Gold Medal Game vs. Sweden.

WJC Game Night: 12/31

World Junior Championships
Canada 7 vs. USA 4
W Dana Tyrell, CAN: Did not play (injured - out for tournament).
G Dustin Tokarski, CAN: Win, 22 saves on 26 shots

What a game.

N.A. Juniors Game Night: 12/27

Ward makes his Cape Breton debut ... Another goal for Wright ... plus results from several others.

WJC Game Night: 12/26

World Junior Championships
Canada 8 vs. Czech Republic 1
W Dana Tyrell, CAN: Injured
G Dustin Tokarski, CAN: Win, 21 saves on 22 shots

Tokarski got Canada's first start in the tournament and responded with a series of huge saves in the opening period to keep the game scoreless before Canada's onslaught began. After Canada had a snowman on the board, the only question would be if Tokarski got his shutout. He was beaten late to nullify that, but his big-game play came through once again - this time on the international stage in what he called the biggest start of his young career.

TSN One-on-One with Tokarski
TSN Game Highlights

Canada plays Borat's homeland on Sunday. Chet Pickard will likely get the start in that game.

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