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Weber, Radulov Net 2 Goal Games as Preds Contingent Remains Unbeaten at World Championships

by Staff Writer / Nashville Predators
Shea Weber scored a pair of power-play goals and Dan Hamhuis registered his first assist of the tournament as Team Canada shutout Hungary 9-0 in Day 3 of the World Championships to improve to 2-0 on the tournament. Martin St. Louis paced the Canadians with three goals and an assist, including the game-winning goal 5:18 into the first period. Weber followed with his first goal of the tournament 4:22 later to extend Canada's lead to 2-0. The Canadians added two more goals later in the first, a pair of goals in the second period, and three more in the third to close out the scoring.

In other action on Day 3, Alexander Radulov scored two goals, inclduing the game's opening tally 1:23 into the first period, to lead Team Russia to a 7-2 win over France. Radulov scored twice in the game's opening minutes as Russia took a 4-0 lead just 8:01 into the game before cruising to a 7-2 win. Russia improved to 2-0 on the tournament.

Also Switzerland, with Preds 2008 second round pick Roman Josi on defense, picked up a 3-2 overtime win to claim its second win of the tournament. The Swiss out shot the Germans 38-22 in the game, but the teams traded goals in the first and second periods. After a scoreless third period, Mark Streit netted the game-winner on a power-play 1:18 into the overtime session. Switzerland secured a spot in the next round and sits in second place in Group B, just one point behind Russia. Russia and Switzerland meet on Tuesday in the final Preliminary Round game for both.

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