Canada Advised to "Make Popcorn" Before the Final with Russia
OREANDA-NEWS. Team Canada recommended that their subscribers stock up on popcorn ahead of the final of the Junior World Championship for players under 18 against team Russia. The meeting for the title of world champion will take place on the night of May 7th.
On the official Twitter account of the Canadian ice hockey team, the announcement of the match for the title of the tournament winner was published with the following words: "The game for the gold medal has been appointed. Prepare popcorn." Attached to the tweet were photos of Canadian Logan Stankoven and Russian Nikita Chibrikov.
Recall that the Canadians won a ticket to the World Cup final after defeating the Swedes (8: 1). At the same time, Russia beat Finland - 6: 5.
The finals Canada - Russia will begin on May 7 at 4:00 Moscow time.
The head of the Russian national team, the first vice-president of the Russian Ice Hockey Federation, Roman Rotenberg, commented on the victory of the Russian juniors over the Finns in the semifinals of the world championship. According to the sports functionary, the Russians have shown character, but the main game lies ahead.
“Today the team showed character, played very selflessly, but there is still something to work on. But the most important game is the final. Canada must be won. We play only to win,” TASS quotes Rotenberg.