CANADA TOPS SWITZERLAND 4-1
Philadelphia Flyers teammates Claude Giroux (shown) and Wayne Simmonds each had a goal and an assist as Canada downed Switzerland 4-1 on Tuesday in an exhibition game in Geneva, Switzerland, ahead of the IIHF world championship. Chris Lee, a MacTier, Ont. native who plays for Magnitogorsk Metallurg in the KHL, and another Flyer, Sean Couturier, had the other goals for Canada, which outshot the Swiss 41-17 at Vernots arena. Pius Suter replied for Switzerland. Canada, gunning for a third straight gold medal, opens the world championship Friday in Paris against the Czech Republic.