Friday, October 7 2022
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Team Canada competes in the gold medal game of the 2022 World Junior Hockey Championship in Edmonton, Alberta. On Friday, Canada beat the Czech Republic 5-2 in the first of two semifinals.

Two Canadian players had three points each. Center Kent Johnson of Port Moody, BC, had a goal and two assists, while defenseman Olen Zellweger of Calgary, Alta., had three assists. A third Canadian player won a multi-point game as Kamloops Blazers center Logan Stankoven of Kamloops, B.C. had a goal and an assist for two points. The other three Canadian scorers were Sherbrooke Phoenix left-winger Joshua Roy of Saint-Georges-de-Bea, Que., Hamilton Bulldogs center Mason McTavish and Regina Pats center Connor Bedard of North Vancouver, Colombia. -British.

Team Canada next faces Finland in the gold medal game on Saturday. In the second semi-final, Finland shut out Sweden 1-0 on Friday night. Ironically, this will be Canada’s first time facing Finland in the World Junior Hockey Championship gold medal game. Canada has won the gold medal a record 18 times, while Finland has the third most titles with five. The country with the second most junior hockey world championships is Russia with 13.

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