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Canada beats Europe in WC finals opener

Canada's Patrice Bergeron, second from right,celebrates his goal against Europe with teammates Brad Marchand (63), Sidney Crosby (87), Drew Doughty (8) and Jay Bouwmeester as Europe's Mats Zuccarello (63) skates by during the third period of Game 1 of the World Cup of Hockey finals, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)

TORONTO (AP) Canada was not at its best. And it was still good enough.

Brad Marchand and Steven Stamkos scored in the first period and the Canadians cruised to a 3-1 win over Team Europe in Game 1 of the World Cup of Hockey finals on Tuesday night.

"You like things to be perfect every night, but it's just not real," Canada coach Mike Babcock said.

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Points
Rank Player Pts G A
1 P. Kane, Chi1064660
2 J. Benn, Dal894148
3 S. Crosby, Pit853649
4 J. Thornton, SJ821963
5 E. Karlsson, Ott821666
6 J. Pavelski, SJ783840
7 J. Gaudreau, Cgy783048
8 B. Wheeler, Wpg782652
9 A. Panarin, Chi773047
10 E. Kuznetsov, Was772057
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Goals Against Average
Rank Player GAA
1 B. Bishop, TB2.06
2 J. Gibson, Anh2.07
3 B. Elliott, StL2.07
4 C. Schneider, NJ2.15
5 B. Holtby, Was2.20
6 J. Quick, LA2.22
7 M. Jones, SJ2.27
8 M. Neuvirth, Phi2.27
9 M. Fleury, Pit2.29
10 J. Halak, NYI2.30
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