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30 August 2006

Euro Tour, Part 1

There's an unofficial European Championship that takes place each season. It's called the Euro Tour and is comprised of four competitions between Sweden, Finland, Russia and the Czech Republic. After all four tournaments are played, the 1st and 2nd ranked teams will play for the gold and silver medals, and teams 3 and 4 will play for the bronze. The first tournament, the Ceska Pojistovna Cup, starts tomorrow (August 31st) and will be played in the Czech Republic and Sweden. The schedule is as follows... and check back in this post for updates on scores.

8/31 (update)
CZE 2
FIN 1
Of note: Game decided by shootout. Jan Marek, NYR prospect, scored the game tying goal for the Czechs.

RUS 4
SWE 3
Of note: Game decided by shootout.


9/2 (update)
FIN 3
RUS 4
Of note: Big brawl in the 3rd period, with 4 Finns and 3 Russians handed rouging minors.

CZE 2
SWE 4
Of note: Jan Marek does it again, tying the score at 2, but it's not enough. The Swedes score 2 goals in the last 6 minutes to finish it out at 4-2.

9/3
SWE 2
FIN 3

CZE 3
RUS 4
Of note: Marek gets another goal.

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