Canada must solve chemistry puzzle

Updated: February 10, 2014, 5:37 PM ET
By Pierre LeBrun | ESPN.com

SOCHI, Russia -- The experiment won't last unless Jeff Carter does what he really does well: Shoot!

Team Canada coach Mike Babcock joked -- well, we think he was joking -- that if Carter keeps passing up shots to dish it back to Sidney Crosby, as occurred a few times Monday in practice, the coach might rethink that top line.

"If he's passing it back to Sid, he's not playing with him," Babcock deadpanned at his first news conference of the Olympics.

Team Canada's first on-ice ...

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