Canada won the first game of the 2012 Canada-Russia Challenge by score of 3-2 on Thursday in Yaroslavl. But on Friday, Canada didn’t have a great showing and fell 6-3, sending the four-game series to Halifax knotted at 1-1.
Game 3 of the exhibition series is tonight at 8pm. TSN’s coverage begins at 7:30pm.
Here are the lines and defense pairings via TSN’s Mark Masters.
Laurent Brossoit will get the start in goal tonight. It will be his first action of the series.
Not playing tonight: Lagace, Hamilton, Leipsic, Ouellet, Reinhart and Shinkaruk.
Saint John Sea Dogs captain Jonathan Huberdeau didn’t play on Friday. In Thursday’s win he recorded an assist.
For those in the Halifax area, Canada’s practice on Tuesday will be open to the public, according to Metro Halifax. It begins at 10:45am at the Metro Centre.