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Canada cruises to an easy win over Germany

Canada opened-up the 2013 World Junior Championships with a lopsided 9-3 win over Germany

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Canada's goalie Malcolm Subban stands in front of the net against Germany in the second period of their preliminary round game during the 2013 IIHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa December 26, 2012.

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Germany's players gather prior to their preliminary round game against Canada during the 2013 IIHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa December 26, 2012.

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Canada forward Phillip Danault, centre, crashes into Germany goalie Elamr Trautmann, top, and Germany forward Leonhard Pfoderl, bottom during first period IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012.

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Canada's Phillip Danault (top L) collides with Germany's goalie Elmar Trautmann and Leonhard Pfoderl (R) in the first period of their preliminary round game during the 2013 IIHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa December 26, 2012.

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Canada forward Ty Rattie, left, gets stoped by Germany goalie Elamr Trautmann, right, during first period IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012.

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Canada's Ryan Strome (C) celebrates his goal against Germany's goalie Elmar Trautmann (2nd R) in the second period of their preliminary round game during the 2013 IIHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa, December 26, 2012.

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Canada's Ty Rattie (L) scores past Germany's goalie Elmar Trautmann in the second period of their preliminary round game during the 2013 IIHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa, December 26, 2012.

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Canada's Mark Scheifele (19) scores past Germany's goalie Elmar Trautmann (R) in the second period of their preliminary round game during the 2013 IIHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa, December 26, 2012.

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Canada's Ryan Nugent-Hopkins (R) scores a goal past Germany's goalie Elmar Trautmann in the first period of their preliminary round game during the 2013 IIHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa, December 26, 2012.

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Canada's J.C. Lipon skates past Germany's goalie Elmar Trautmann (L) but fails to score in the second period of their preliminary round game during the 2013 IIHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa, December 26, 2012.

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Canada's Jonathan Huberdeau scores past Germany's goalie Elmar Trautmann (R) in the second period of their preliminary round game during the 2013 IIHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa, December 26, 2012.

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Canada captain Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, centre, celebrates his goal with teammates while playing against Germany during first period IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012.

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Canada forward Ryan Strome, right, reacts after scoring past Germany during second period IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012.

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Canada's Nathan MacKinnon is surrounded by Germany's Oliver Mebus (L), Dennis Reimer (2nd L), Steven Bar (top R), and goalie Elmar Trautmann (bottom R) in the third period of their preliminary round game during the 2013 IIHF U20 World Junior Hockey Championship in Ufa December 26, 2012.

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Canada teammates celebrate a goal as Germany goalie Elmar Trautmann, right, looks down during second period IIHF World Junior Championships hockey action in Ufa, Russia on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012.

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