Friday, Canada opened up the 2017 IIHF World Championship against Czech Republic and won 4-1.

 

 

#Canada opens up #IIHFWorlds campaign with a 4-1 win over the #CzechRepublic.

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After the game, however, the thing the hockey world wanted to talk about was one play that happened during the game in which Radko Gudas punched his Flyers teammate Claude Giroux in the face:

It's important to remember that although the two are teammates for Philadelphia, they aren't when it comes to international play.

That's the message Gudas echoed after the game when he was asked about the incident.

Giroux, on the other hand, laughed it off:

We imagine the two will have some fun talking about the incident once the tournament is over and they're teammates again.

For now, though, this is the only team that matters to Giroux:

 

 

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