He said that Buchnevich was impressive even though he didn't play at as high a level as he thought he would. Buchnevich created a lot of chances and was the player Canada focused on the most in the Final. (ESPN Insider)
On Shesterkin, he says he had some "great performances" and has an athletic ability to make tough saves. "He has been nothing but impressive." (ESPN Insider)
1/6/15 | 12:29PM: Anthony Duclair and Canada defeated Pavel Buchnevich, Igor Shesterkin and Russia last night to capture the Gold Medal at the 2015 World Junior Championships.
In the tournament:
- Duclair had 4 goals, 4 assists, 16 PIM, a plus 11 rating and 21 shots on goal in 7 games.
- Buchnevich had 1 goal and 5 assists, 2 PIM, a minus one rating and 21 shots on goal in 7 games.
- Shesterkin played 5 games and stopped 121 of 129 shots, giving him a .938 save percentage and a 1.98 GAA, 1 shutout and a 3-1 record.
- Halverson played in one game, dressed in all five, and stopped all 14 shots he faced.