COLUMBUS, OHIO – Team Canada took the sixth game of the Canada Russia Super Series with a 4-1 victory over Team Russia in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan on Wednesday night. Team Canada now leads the series 6-0 with two games left to play in the series.
Columbus Blue Jackets prospect Stefan Legein, the club’s second pick, 37th overall, in the 2007 Entry Draft was scoreless for Canada, while Maxim Mayorov, the club’s fifth pick, 94th overall, in the 2007 Entry Draft was scoreless for Russia.
Blue Jackets’ prospect Steve Mason, Columbus' second pick, 69th overall, in the 2006 Entry Draft, did not play. He is 2-0-0 with a 2.00 goals-against average and .955 save percentage in two games with Canada, and is expected to start the seventh game of the series in Red Deer, Alberta on Friday night. Game time at Enmax Centrium is set for 10 p.m. ET.
The Canada Russia Super Series is an eight-game series between the two countries under-20 teams. It was set up to commemorate the 1972 Summit Series between the teams. The series’ first four games were played in Russia (Ufa and Omsk), while the final four games are being played in Canada (Winnipeg, Saskatoon, Red Deer and Vancouver).
The Blue Jackets will open its seventh training camp in Columbus with physicals and strength & conditioning testing on Thursday, September 13 and on-ice workouts on Friday, September 14. Complete training camp information will be released in the coming days.
Tickets for 2007 preseason games are on sale now. Individual tickets for 2007-08 regular season home games go on sale Saturday, September 15 at 9 a.m. at the Nationwide Arena Ticket Office, The Blueline Team Stores at The Chiller Ice Rinks and The Mall at Tuttle Crossing and all Ticketmaster Ticket Centers. Fans can also purchase tickets by phone at (614) 431-3600 or online at www.BlueJackets.com and www.ticketmaster.com. Season and group tickets are on sale now. For information, call (614) 246-PUCK or (800) NHL-COLS.
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