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Watson scores twice, Blackwood makes 25 saves as Canada blanks Russia

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OWEN SOUND, Ont. - Spencer Watson had a pair of goals as a team of Ontario Hockey League all-stars downed Russia 3-0 on Thursday in the third of a six-game exhibition series hosted by the Canadian Hockey League.

Dylan Strome added a goal and an assist for Team OHL (3-0-0), while Mackenzie Blackwood stopped 25 shots to earn the shutout.

Maxim Tretiak turned aside 35 shots for Russia (0-3-0), which dropped the first two games of the series to the Western Hockey League all-stars on the West Coast.

Team OHL went 1 for 5 on the power play while Russia failed to score on five chances with the man advantage.

Game 4 will feature Team OHL against Russia on Monday in Windsor, Ont. The final two games will see Russia take on the top players from the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League.

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