Morrow Responds, Re-Establishes Three Goal Canadian Cushion

Brendan Morrow is an aging forward who has a clear role on this Canadian team. He's not there to score many goals; he's simply an experienced veteran who is there to provide support and a lot of energy while he's out there. His ice time has been cut back in the tournament and he's seen a lot more bench than he's used to seeing.

With less than two minutes left in the first period, Morrow proved that he still has a lot of worth left. With the puck behind the net, Morrow walked right in from of Evgeni Nabokov and just jammed the puck into the net. Nabokov's presence was merely a road block that he plowed right through.

Canada has a commanding 4-1 lead and they don't look to be stopping as the first period comes to a close. Could we see a goalie change in Russia's future? They certainly need some kind of shakeup or their Olympic tournament is going to be over.

Talk about the game with other fans in SB Nation's live game thread.

More: SB Nation’s full coverage of the Winter Olympics and the 2010 Winter Olympics Medal Count Tracker.

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