With the stage set Team Canada and Team USA faced off for the gold medal in the 2009-2010 World Juniors Hockey Championship. With the home team slightly favored to win, it appeared to be an uphill battle stopping Canada’s gold medal run.
When the tournament first kicked off, many were not sure what to expect from the Team Usa while most projected the Canadians a lock for the gold medal game. The scoring went as follows:
Canada 1 – USA 0
USA 1 – Canada 1
USA 2 – Canada 2
USA 3 – Canada 2
Canada 3 – USA 3
With the score knotted at three, starter Mike Lee pulled in favor of 17-year-old 2010 draftee Jack Campbell. The latter posted a 1-1 record with a 2.40 GAA and a .912 SV% with 1 SO in the tournament. Lee just let in 3 goals on 7 shots.
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