Canada blanked Denmark 8-0 in the World Junior Hockey Championship in Buffalo and takesfirst place in Group A.
Brett Howden scored twice and Cal Foote added three assists. Goalie Carter Hart made 18 saves. Canada will play either the Czechs or the Swiss in the quarter-finals on Tuesday.
In other games Sweden blasted Switzerland, 7-2.
The Czechs got by Belarus, 6-5. Finland over Slovakia, 5-2.
Canada has won the Spengler Cup with a 3-0 victory over Switzlerland. Maxim Nadeau led Canada with a goal and assist.
Former PEI Rocket Maxime Lapierre a member of Team Canada. Canada went 4-0 in the tournament in Davos Switzerland.
The Island Storm stopped the Riptide, 99-94 in NBL basketball led by Chris Johnson with 24 points and 7 rebounds. The first place Storm hosts Halifax 2.00 this afternoon with 5 straight home wins and 7-2 record in December.
Halifax is up by 3 points on the Charlottetown Islanders in the battle for first place in the Q’s Maritimes Division. The Mooseheads dropped Cape Breton, 5-2.
The Islanders are in Bathurst this afternoon.
Former Islander Chris Chaddock scored his first goal and added an assist helping the Summerside Western Capitals double Campbellton, 4-2 in the MHL. T.J. Shea got the winner as the Caps moved a point up on Tigers for second place in the North.
The Montreal Canadiens lost their 4th straight, 2-0 in Florida in the NHL. James Reimer with 37 saves.
The Habs are shopping forward Max Pacioretty according to reports. He’s gone 12 straight games without a goal and has one goal in 21 games.
Tuukka Rask remains hot in the net for Boston as the Bruins shutout Ottawa, 5-0. That’s 2 shutouts in his past 3 games.
Los Angeles got by Vancouver, 4-3.
Boston 5 Ottawa 0
Los Angeles 4 Vancouver 3
Florida 2 Montreal 0
Washington 5 New Jersey 2
Nashville 3 Minnesota 0
St. Louis 3 Carolina 2
The Pownal Red Devils won the Minor Midget championship going a perfect 6-0 at a tournament in Nova Scotia.
Kensington Wild is up by 5 points in first place in New Brunswick-PEI Major Midget after a 3-1 win at home to Moncton.
Charlottetown Pride stopped Frederictonk 6-4 as Connor MacGregor scored three times. The Pride enjoyed a 3 goal second period.
In Bantam AAA, the Central Attack shutout Mid-Isle, 4-0.
The final card of the 2017 harness racing season at Red Shores in Charlottetown with a 14 dash card on New Year’s Eve that begins at 6.30.
Marc Campbell leads the track with a record 156 wins and will steer Rose Run Quest in the 13th race feature in a six horse field.
The Charlottetown Islanders visit the Acadie-Bathurst Titan in the Q. The Isles are 5-0 against the Titan this season.
Halifax at the Island Storm in NBL Basketball at 2.00.
The Eastern Maniacs visit the Kensington Vipers at 2.00 in Island Jr. B.