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World Juniors: Rajala picks up three points

Toni Rajala grabs 1 goal, 2 assists in win over Austria

Wednesday, 30.12.2009 / 4:33 PM / Oilers at the Worlds
By Kristi Hennessy  - edmontonoilers.com
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World Juniors: Rajala picks up three points
Toni Rajala
Five Oilers prospects are suiting up for their respective countries at the IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships in Saskatchewan from December 26, 2009 through January 5, 2010.

Brandon Wheat Kings forward Toni Rajala picked up a goal and a pair of assists in Finland's 10-1 convincing win over Austria this afternoon. Rajala now has three points in three games and sits at +1 with 12 shots on goal.

Teemu Hartikainen also added to his point column today by adding a goal and an assist. He now has two goals and an assist with 12 shots on goal.

Looking back to yesterday's action, Eberle still sits tied with four other players for the tournament scoring lead with three goals and five assists for eight points.

Sweden picked up their third win in the tournament beating the Russians 4-1 last night. Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson picked up a goal and two assists for Sweden.

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OILERS PROSPECT STATS AT THE WJC:

Name Country GP G A PTS PIM +/- SOG
Jordan Eberle CANADA 3 3 5 8 0 +3 15
Teemu Hartikainen FINLAND 3 2 1 3 2 E 11
Anton Lander SWEDEN 3 2 2 4 2 +3 8
Magnus Paajarvi-Svensson SWEDEN 3 2 6 8 2 +5 14
Toni Rajala FINLAND 3 1 2 3 0 +1 11

SCHEDULE/RESULTS:

(all times Mountain Standard - MST)

ROUND ROBIN SCHEDULE & RESULTS

December 26:


Sweden 10 vs. Czech Republic 1 (Paajarvi-Svensson: 1g, 4a; Lander: 2g)
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

Canada 16 vs. Latvia 0 (Eberle: 2g)
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

December 27:

Sweden 7 vs. Austria 3 (Lander: 2a; Paajarvi-Svensson: 8 shots)
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

Finland 4 vs. Czech Republic 3 (Hartikainen: 1g, 7 shots)
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

December 28:

Canada 6 vs. Switzerland 0 (Eberle: 1g, 4a)
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights | Eberle post-game interview

Finland 0 vs. Russia 2
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

December 29:

Sweden 4 vs. Russia 1 (Paajarvi-Svensson 1g, 2a)
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

Canada 8 vs. Slovakia 2 (Eberle: 1a) 
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

December 30:

Finland
10 vs. Austria 1 (Rajala 1g, 2 a, Hartikainen 1 g, 1a)
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

December 31:

Sweden vs. Finland - 12:00 p.m. in Regina
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

Canada vs. USA - 6:00 p.m. in Saskatoon
Gamesheet | Recap | Photos | Highlights

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