Friday, December 24, 2010
Brock Nelson stars in World Junior Tuneup
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.
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