McDonald shines, Canada defeats Russia 4-1 at national teams’ summer showcase

By on August 4, 2015


Calgary Flames prospect Mason McDonald (Twitter photo)
Calgary Flames prospect Mason McDonald (Twitter photo)

Calgary Flames prospect Mason McDonald stopped 16 shots and Canada’s under-20 hockey team scored twice in the second period en route to a 4-1 victory over Russia on Monday at the national teams’ Summer Showcase.

Dylan Strome, Mitchell Stephens, Spencer Watson and Joe Hicketts scored for Canada, which came back from a 1-0 deficit.

John Quenneville, Vince Dunn, Joshua Ho-Sang, Mitchell Marner and Michael Dal Colle added assists.

Damir Sharipzyanov opened the scoring 3:52 into the first period for Russia. Maxim Tretyak stopped 22-of-26 shots.

Canada plays the Czech Republic on Tuesday.