The twelve teams competing at this years World Hockey Championships are taking a few notes as they wrap up the last few games of the exhibition round of play at rinks across Quebec and the Maritimes.
The preliminary round gets underway Friday evening, when host Canada takes on Slovakia, all of Canada's games will be televised on TSN.
Canada had split results over the last few nights with a 3-2 victory over Finland on Saturday, while they dropped a 4-1 decision to the Russians on Monday night in Quebec City.
National Post--Ward must earn back goalie job with Canada
Winnipeg Sun-- Russians cruise in exhibition
Toronto Star-- Worlds still in search of identity
Edmonton Sun-- Call him Captain Class
Ottawa Citizen-- Doan to lead Canada at worlds
Vancouver Sun-- Quebec tourney's family time for Toews
CBC Sports-- Doan earns captain's C for Team Canada