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Friday, December 24, 2010

Brock Nelson stars in World Junior Tuneup

<<Team USA wins final exhibition game

Brock Nelson (Minneapolis, Minn./Univ. of North Dakota) scored two first-period
goals, as the U.S. National Junior Team topped Norway, 6-1, here tonight before
an overflow crowd at Jamestown Savings Bank Arena.

Tonight's game was the last of three pre-tournament games designed to prepare
the U.S. National Junior Team for the 2011 International Ice Hockey Federation
World Junior Championship, which will take place Sunday (Dec. 26) through Jan.
5 in Buffalo, N.Y.>>

The US plays its first game at 8 pm Sunday; Canada plays Russia at 4:00 Sunday.

Forever1940 is the nom de plume of Eric Hornick, statistician on Islander home
telecasts since 1982. Visit my blog: forever1940.blogspot.com and follow me on
Twitter @ehornick

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