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It was a slow start, but Canadas mens hockey team surged to a 3-1 win over Norway on Thursday. Adidas Ultra Boost Cheap Sale . Drew Doughty, Jamie Benn and Shea Weber all netted goals for Canada in their first game of the Sochi Olympics. Doughty, who scored at 1:47 of the 3rd period, moved up from his defence spot to finish off a play created by Patrick Marleau and Ryan Getzlaf. Benn scored in a shot from the slot with assists from Patrice Bergeron and Doughty at 15:19 of the 2nd period, while Weber scored on a slap shot early in the 2nd period near Norways blue line, beating goalie Lars Haugen. A small surprise was Norway scoring on a redirect goal by Mathis Olimb on a shot that came about after Canada goalie Carey Price misplayed a shoot-in just 22 seconds into the 3rd period, breaking Canadas shutout. Canada, Norway struggle early on The first period started out rather slowly for the Canadians. An aggressive back-and-forth affair at the start, both Canada and Norway battled for puck possession early on. Yet by the 2nd period, Canada had become dominant, pelting the Norwegians with shots while Norway struggled to fend off the Canadians. Yet Norway stunned the pro-Canadian crowd with a redirect goal by Mathis Olimb on a shot that came about after Canada goalie Carey Price misplayed a shoot-in just 22 seconds into the 3rd period, breaking the shutout. Things started getting rougher between the two teams near the end of the 3rd period, with penalties — including a rare roughing penalty in Olympic-level hockey — being issued for roughing and slashing. Adidas Ultra Boost Outlet Store . The Jays responded to the three-spot Detroit placed on Casey Janssen the evening before with an attack on the Tigers Achilles Heel, its bullpen, tying the game in the ninth and winning the game in the 10th. The result absolved Marcus Stroman, brilliant once again, of a tough luck loss while at the same time robbing Max Scherzer, brilliant once again, of a deserved win. Adidas Ultra Boost Clearance . Or at least on everyone elses expectations. Costa Rica followed up its surprise win over Uruguay with another World Cup stunner on Friday, beating four-time champion Italy 1-0 to secure a spot in the next round and eliminate England in the process. . First, the Red Wings scored the tying goal after officials missed the puck hitting the protective netting, then the Kings wound up losing in a shootout. That could affect playoff positioning in the Eastern and Western Conferences, and thats a concern for everyone.​Russias defensive midfielder Igor Denisov will miss Euro 2016 after suffering a hamstring injury in a friendly against Serbia. The Russian squad had already lost the influential Alan Dzagoev after the CSKA Moscow midfielder fractured a bone in his foot last month.The 32-year-old Denisov, who plays for Dynamo Moscow, went down in the 51st minute of Sundays 1-1 friendly draw. I injured my hamstring in the match against Serbia, Denisov said. Its a pity, but I will have to miss the Euros. Artur Yusupov has reportedly joined the Russia squad to replace Denisov Zenit St. Petersburg midfielder Artur Yusupov, who trained with the team on Monday, has been called up as a replacement. He had been staying in the same Monaco hotel as the team.The Russia Football Union said an MRI scan on Denisovs leg showed muscle damage that rules out tthe possibility of a recovery within the next two weeks. Adidas Ultra Boost Clearance Sale. Sky Sports Euro 2016 predictor Make your predictions with our interactive wall chart here He will return to Russia from France, where the Euros kick off on Friday, to undergo medical treatment.Words fail me, its a pity and its so unexpected, Russian sports minister Vitaly Mutko, who also serves as president of the RFU, told TASS agency. Of course it will weaken the teams midfield a great deal.Russia open their Euro 2016 campaign with a Group B match against England in Marseille on Saturday. Also See: England arrive in France Ronaldo more important to Portugal Lallana: Winning all that counts Ramsey: Time to focus on Euros ' ' '

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