Defending champion Canada loses 3-2 to Davos at Spengler Cup
December 28, 2013 - 1:38 PM
DAVOS, Switzerland - Andres Ambuhl scored the winning goal late in the third period as HC Davos beat defending champion Canada 3-2 Saturday at the Spengler Cup.
Canada falls to 1-1 and must now play the Rochester Americans in a quarter-final on Sunday while Davos advances to the semifinals.
Ambuhl's goal gave the hosts a 3-1 lead with less than three minutes to go in regulation.
But Canada kept up the pressure, and Byron Ritchie made it a one-goal game with less than two minutes to go.
Canada pressed for the tying goal but was unable to beat Davos goaltender Mika Noronen.
Darren Haydar had Canada's other goal.
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