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WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP UPDATE - MAY 11

Canada is now 4-0 in the preliminary round

by CALGARY FLAMES STAFF @NHLFlames / CalgaryFlames.com

The Flames have two players participating in the  2017 IIHF World Championship with Johnny Gaudreau representing the USA and Chad Johnson playing for Canada. The Canadians played their fourth game at the annual tournament on Thursday, May 11.

CANADA 3, FRANCE 2

Johnson picked up his second win at the tournament with a 22-save performance against France. The Calgary native has a 2.00 GAA and a .895 save percentage in his first pair of games with Canada.

Ryan O'Reilly, Claude Giroux and Marc-Edouard Vlasic scored for Canada while France received goals from Olivier Dame-Malka and Damien Fleury. French netminder Florian Hardy was credited with 32 stops.

With the victory, Canada is now 4-0 in the preliminary round and are first in Group B with 12 points. The Canadians are back in action on Saturday when they take on the Swiss.

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