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Oilers help Canada, Russia win at Worlds

Roloson earns second victory; Grebeshkov tallies first point of tourney

Tuesday, 28.04.2009 / 5:21 PM / News
By Jen Sharpe  - edmontonoilers.com
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Oilers help Canada, Russia win at Worlds
Six Oilers players and one Oilers prospect are suiting up for their respective countries at the IIHF World Championships in Switzerland from April 24 to May 10.

Oilers goaltender Dwayne Roloson registered his second win of the tournament by making 34 saves in a 7-3 win for Canada over Slovakia Tuesday. That same day, Oilers defenceman Denis Grebeshkov registered his first point of the tournament, an assist, as Russia beat Switzerland 4-2.

Oilers prospect Linus Omark is currently ranked fifth among tournament scoring leaders with one goal and five assists in two games.


OILERS PLAYER STATS AT THE WORLDS:

Name             Country GP G  A PTS PIM  +/-  SOG  ATOI
LINUS OMARK         SWEDEN   2  1  5  6    8    +5    5   15:37
PATRICK O'SULLIVAN    USA    2  2  1  3    2    +2    7   17:21
ALES HEMSKY                           CZECH         2  1  2  3    0    +1    4   13:49
ALES KOTALIK                           CZECH         2  0  1  1    2    +2    5   12:10
D. GREBESHKOV       RUSSIA   3  0  1  1    0    +4    1   13:43
SHAWN HORCOFF       CANADA   3  0  1  1    4    -2    4   16:32

Name             Country GP W  L   GAA  SPCT. SO
DWAYNE ROLOSON      CANADA   2  2  0   2.00  .934    0

RESULTS:

April 24:

Russia 5 vs. Germany 0 (Grebeshkov: +2) Highlights
Canada 6 vs. Belarus 1 (Roloson: 23 saves, 1 GA) Highlights

April 25:

USA 4 vs. Latvia 2 (O'Sullivan: 1 goal) - Highlights
Sweden 7 vs. Austria 1 (Omark: 5 assists, +5) - Highlights
Czech Republic 5 vs. Denmark 0 - (Hemsky: 1 goal, 1 assist) - Highlights

April 26:

Russia 7 vs. France 2 -  Highlights
Canada 9 vs. Hungary 0 -  (Horcoff: 1 assist) - Highlights

April 27:

USA 6 vs. Austria 1 (O'Sullivan: 1 goal) - Highlights
Czech Republic 5 vs. Norway 2 (Hemsky: 1 assist; Kotalik: 1 assist) - Highlights
Latvia 3 vs. Sweden 2 (Omark: 1 goal)

April 28:

Canada 7 vs. Slovakia 3 (Roloson: 34 saves, 3 GA) - Highlights
Russia 4 vs. Switzerland 2 (Grebeshkov: 1 assist) - Highlights

April 29:

USA vs. Sweden - 12:15 p.m.
Czech Republic vs. Finland - 12:15 p.m.

END OF PRELIMINARY SCHEDULE

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