Canada beats U.S. 5-2 in second exhibition game

World Cup Exhibition Action

John Tavares scored 2 goals in leading Canada to a 5-2 win over Team USA on Saturday night in exhibition action. The two squads met for the second straight after playing in Columbus Friday night where the U.S. won 4-2.

Jay Bouwmeester, Logan Couture, and Matt Duchene also scored for Canada in the win. Corey Perry who replaced Sidney Crosby in the lineup had 2 assists after being a healthy scratch on Friday night.

Goaltenders Braden Holtby and Corey Crawford each played in the win for Canada. Holtby allowed two goals on 13 shots, Crawford stopped all 10 shots.

For the U.S., both of their goals came from their blueline as Ryan McDonagh and John Carlson each scored. Cory Schneider got the start in goal and allowed 4 goals on 24 shots. Ben Bishop stopped 13 of 14 shots.

Canada outshot Team USA 38-23.

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