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Channel One Cup Recap: Finland 4, Canada 1

Ferraro scored the lone goal for Canada as it fell 4-1 to Finland

December 18, 2021


MOSCOW, Russia Canada’s National Men’s Team wrapped up the 2021 Channel One Cup on Saturday morning, falling 4-1 to Finland in its final game at CSKA Arena.

  • Landon Ferraro (Vancouver, B.C./Kölner Haie, DEL) scored the lone Canadian goal in the second period.
  • Chay Genoway (Morden, Man./Byrnas IF, SHL) added an assist on Ferraro’s goal.
  • Justin Pogge (Penticton, B.C./Kölner Haie, DEL) made 17 saves.
  • Canada outshot Finland 22-21.


“Until Finland scored that third goal, we were still in the game and I thought we had a good chance of tying the score. Unfortunately, we got a bad bounce and [Finland] ended getting a two-goal lead, but from the second period on we played a much better game. As for the tournament as a whole, we played some good hockey teams here and it gave us a good opportunity to evaluate our players, so we are really happy with the whole experience.”

-      Head coach Claude Julien (Orleans, Ont.) on today’s game and the experience at the 2021 Channel One Cup

“I thought we got off to a slow start tonight. It was a pretty quick turnaround from yesterday’s game, and we definitely did not start the way we wanted to. As the game went on we got a lot better, and we took it to [Finland] in the second and third period. Overall, I thought we played hard but a better start to the game would have helped.”

-      Corban Knight (Oliver, B.C./Avangard Omsk, KHL) on today’s performance

“If I had an opportunity to play in the Olympics and represent my country, it would be hard for me to say no to that. I would love the opportunity to be able to do it again. We were able to win a bronze medal [in PyeongChang], so hopefully we can improve on that result at the upcoming Olympics if the opportunity presents itself, but I would love to represent Canada at the Olympics again.”

-      Eric O’Dell (Ottawa/Dynamo Moscow, KHL) on representing Canada at the Olympics

For more information on Hockey Canada and Canada’s National Men’s Team, please visit HockeyCanada.ca, or follow along through social media on FacebookTwitter and Instagram, and by using #OurGameIsBack.

For more information:

Esther Madziya
Manager, Communications
Hockey Canada

(403) 284-6484 

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Spencer Sharkey
Manager, Communications
Hockey Canada

(403) 777-4567

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Jeremy Knight
Manager, Corporate Communications
Hockey Canada

(647) 251-9738

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