The leader of the Canadian youth hockey team did not have a "driver" signal when they started to battle with the Russians Monday Monday.
"Walk on the gas, look through the wind turbine and you're after, you're going after its benefit. We played so that's how winners and play, "said Tim Hunter after Canada dropped 2-1 a decision to Russia.
The coach said he knew Russia would be a challenging challenge and his group did not play enough enough to influence the game that had been played. fight.
"They have a good team. They compete hard," he said. "We gave us some time for free because we did not play as well as we can."
Look at the images from Canada's hard hit in Russia:
Missing to & # 39; The first Canadian in the world was a youth hockey competition and marked the end of a robin play.
Russia finished (4-0-0-0) first in Group A while Canada (3-1-0-0) was second. Swedish on top of Group B.
It was a lesson; in losing a game on Monday, Hunter said.
"This is the last rehearsal," he said. "With the next game, you do not have a gimme where you can lose a game and still move on."
Florida Panthers expects to send Grigori Denisenko a & # 39; First visit to Russia and Pavel Shen awarded the award.
"It's a great game, but it's just beforehand and so we should forget this game and think about future games," said Shen, a translator after winning.
Playing in front of a town in Vancouver added an additional challenge, Denisenko said.
"When all opponents face you, to travel for you, you hear everything so it will make our team closer and we & Grow as a family and helps us to do our best, "he said through an interpreter.
Cody Glass hit Canada's sole goal.
"I think we just returned and watched too much from the beginning," said Owen Tippett, who recorded the help of the play. "I think once and that we have challenged the second largest play that it was a different game."
Vancouver stopped expecting Michael DiPietro to stop 29 shots for the Canadians and Russia to be able to stop. get 30 savings from Pyotr Kochetkov without worrying.
"There were two good keepers on the ice. Part of the game. We need a way to get pucks in the net," said Canadian captain Maxime Comtois.
DiPietro has entered into a Monday game that allows the young people to have one hits and their. affecting a percentage of savings .974.
Again against the Russians, Ottawa's visitor 67 had to do some of them on medium reels, and # 39; including returning to the back of the third term.
Hunter praised 19 year-olds.
"It was great," said the coach. "At least two or two games in the game, then others save it to do it. Three shots. We would not like to to give such shots but we did. I thought it was special. "
A striving for integrity
But the goaltender said he and his companions needed to be better.
"We will continue to be higher and we will strive for perfection every day," said DiPietro.
Hunter's message was after her game inspired, DiPietro added.
"[This game is] What can we do and build a good dispute to our group, especially to go into games that have a great deal. counted very much, "he said." Sometimes we have a bad adverse effect and we will give out what we have done. "
New Year's Day is every 10 teams in a & # 39; the competition before the games take place on Wednesday.
Russia will face Slovakia in a & # 39; fourth quarter. Canada is a Finnish player, who lost a 4-1 long game to the US. to complete third place in Group B.