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3 Stars of the Game

3 Stars: Team Canada vs. Team Europe

Patrice Bergeron, Carey Price, Brad Marchand honored

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CAN@EUR: 3 Stars of the Game

Canada vs. Europe: 3 Stars of the Game

Patrice Bergeron, Carey Price and Brad Marchand are your 3 Stars of the Game in Team Canada's title-clinching 2-1 win against Team Europe

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Team Canada defeated Team Europe 2-1 in Game 2 of the World Cup of Hockey 2016 final at Air Canada Centre on Thursday to win the tournament.

Here are the three stars of the game as selected by NHL.com writers.

 

3rd star - Patrice Bergeron, F, Team Canada

GOAL, 3 SHOTS, 21:02 TOI

With the decisive Game 3 looming on Saturday, Bergeron scored the game-tying goal with 2:53 left in the third, deflecting a Brent Burns point shot past Team Europe goalie Jaroslav Halak

2nd star - Carey Price, G, Team Canada

32 SAVES

Without Price, there is no comeback. He stopped 26 of 27 shots over the first two periods, and with the game tied, 1-1, robbed Team Europe forward Marian Hossa from point-blank with 1:09 left, setting the stage for Brad Marchand's game-winning goal.

1st star - Brad Marchand, F, Team Canada

GOAL, 4 SHOTS, 17:42 TOI

Scored game-winning shorthanded goal with 44 seconds left, taking a pass from Jonathan Toews and shooting it over Halak's blocker. It was his fifth goal of the tournament. "It's been a dream come true," Marchand said.

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