TORONTO – Canada played their worst game of the World Cup of Hockey in Game 1 and won. Team Europe played their best game of the tournament but was on the wrong side of the 3-1 scoreline. So what’s the mood among Ralph Krueger’s men with Game 2 Thursday night?
“We feel good. I think we played arguably the best game so far in this tournament but we just fell short,” said Team Europe captain Anze Kopitar. “Because of that, we can’t get discouraged. Our backs are against the wall now. We’ve gotta win two games now to win the thing. We’ve got to come, play with confidence. There’s no reason for us to be nervous about anything. Come out, play hard and we’ll see what happens.”
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