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BRECLAV, Czech Republic -- Jansen Harkins, Jeremy Roy and Travis Konecny scored third-period goals to lead Canadas under-18 hockey team to a 7-5 pre-tournament victory over the Czech Republic on Saturday. Dan Feeney Chargers Jersey . The contest was Canadas lone tuneup heading into the Memorial of Ivan Hlinka tournament, which begins Monday. The Canadians face Switzerland in their opening game in Piestany, Slovakia. Canada twice overcame a two-goal deficit to enter the third period tied 4-4. Harkins and Roy, on the power play, scored to put the Canadians ahead 6-4 before the Czechs countered with the man advantage to make it a one-goal game. But after Canada killed off two penalties -- which gave the Czechs a two-man power play for over a minute -- Konecny recorded the insurance goal at 14:51 of the period. Lawson Crouse had two goals for Canada while Mitchell Marner and Connor Hobbs had the others. Jakub Zboril scored twice for the Czechs. Martin Weinhold, Filip Suchy and Lukas Jasko added the other goals. Both teams switched goaltenders roughly at the midway point of the contest, with Zach Sawchenko taking over from starter Callum Booth in the Canadian net. The first shot Sawchenko faced was a penalty shot but Czech Roman Dymacek missed the net. The contest was the first for the Canadian team and head coach Jody Hull was impressed with the squads resiliency in overcoming the two-goal deficits. "Thats what impressed me," said Hull, the head coach of the OHLs Peterborough Petes. "There was no quit in our guys, they were vocal on the bench and once we started playing that down-low game we started to have some success and gained some momentum. "It was a bit of a learning curve. There are some things we know we have to work on and get better at but there were a lot of positives." A consistent challenge for Canada on the international stage is putting a team together that can come together quickly. And thats important, considering Saturdays game was the first of six over an eight-day span for the Canadians. Then again, 22 members of the squad have previous experience in Hockey Canadas Program of Excellence. "The biggest thing is trying to get all your systems across and what you want to do," Hull said. "When its all said and done theres only going to be like six practices where youre able to get your message across. "Its a lot of video and stuff but players in todays game are all visual learners. They pick it up pretty quick when were watching video but at the same time they also have a very high hockey IQ so theyre able to adjust relatively quickly." Konecny said one exhibition game is more than enough for the Canadian squad heading into the tournament. "We have to do what we have to do and work with the time we have," he said. "This gives us and our coaches stuff to work on and shows us what we need to improve on throughout the tournament. "Our objective as a team is to come together as fast as we can and prepare as fast as we can and gel and figure each other out and know the chemistry." Canada has won the annual summer tournament six consecutive years and 18 times overall since 91. It will play in Group B with Slovakia, Sweden and Switzerland. The Czechs, Finland, Russia and U.S. will make up Group A and play out of Breclav. The top two teams from each group advance to the semifinals Aug. 15. The two winners face off in the gold medal game Aug. 16. Mike Williams Jersey . Mars announced Saturday that the Rock and Roll Hall of Famers will join him as part of his halftime show. Super Bowl halftime performers often have collaborators. Dan Feeney Womens Jersey . Left back Layvin Kurzawa put Monaco ahead in the 36th minute with a low shot after being set up by midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia, sweeping the ball in after running onto Kondogbias cross from the left. http://www.losangeleschargersauthentic.com/dan-feeney-chargers-jersey-c-57/ . Raonic, the mens No. 8 seed from Thornhill, Ont., needed more than three hours to overcome Frenchman Gilles Simon 4-6, 6-3, 2-6, 6-2, 7-5 and become the first Canadian man into the fourth round at Roland Garros.BOSTON -- Rajon Rondo hit two running baseline shots in the last two minutes and the Boston Celtics capitalized on the absence of LeBron James to beat the Miami Heat 101-96 Wednesday night. One night after scoring 43 points in a 100-96 win over the Cleveland Cavaliers, James sat out the game with back spasms and the Heat lost for the first time in their three games without him this season. Rondo finished with nine points, 15 assists and 10 rebounds as Boston stopped a five-game losing streak. Avery Bradley led Boston with 23 points and had career highs of six 3-point baskets and nine 3-point attempts. Brandon Bass added 18 points. The Heat, which had won their previous two games after losing five of six, were led by Wade with 17 points, Chris Andersen with 16 and Ray Allen and Udonis Haslem with 14 each. With the score tied, Jeff Green hit a 3-pointer that put the Celtics ahead 97-94 with 2:32 remaining. Then Rondo, who had missed four of his six shots, banked the ball in from the right with 1:44 to go. Wade converted an offensive rebound, cutting the lead to 99-96 with 1:32 left. Each team missed a shot before Rondo connected again on a short shot with 18.7 seconds to play. It capped an impressive comeback after one of the NBAs best teams had built a 14-point lead early in the second quarter. Boston outscored MMiami 48-37 in the second half. Forrest Lamp Chargers Jersey. Bradley started the scoring with a 21-foot jumper, giving the Celtics their only lead of the first half. A dunk by Haslem tied the game 2-2 and the Heat led 34-22 after the first quarter. Michael Beasley, making his second start of the season, began the second quarter with a running hook that gave Miami its biggest lead of the half. But Boston rallied to cut it to 59-53 at intermission. Haslem, whose season-high was seven points, had 14 at halftime but didnt score again. And Miami outscored Boston 32-8 in the paint and 11-0 on fast breaks in the half. The Celtics took control to start the second half, going on a 12-2 run to lead 63-61 with 9:50 left in the third quarter. Bradley had six of their points. Then the Heat scored the next six points and took a 69-67 lead with 7:23 to go in the period. The lead changed hands five times after that in the quarter, which ended with Boston leading 80-78. 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