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Morning Skate: Canada wins major international hockey tournament, sun rises again

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Lace 'em up. Time for the Morning Skate.

THE WORLD CUP HAS COME AND GONE

... and you’ll never believe who won! The young, inexperienced upstarts from Canada upset the Team Europe favorites with two stunning goals in the final minutes of the World Cup Final. Pundits across the world are comparing this to other notable upsets like Michael Phelps winning two gold medals at Rio or Alabama beating Kent State last week.

Could this be the signature moment this small hockey country needs to finally become a contender on the international stage? We can’t wait for the next World Cup of Hockey to find out.

SHAW-T CUT TO THE BENCH

Canadiens offseason prize Andrew Shaw is already suspended three games for a dangerous hit. The Canadiens are so tough to play against.

ELSEWHERE IN TRAINING CAMP LAND

"HEY, THE SEASON IS AROUND THE CORNER" CORNER

A BIT OF HOUSEKEEPING