2017 IPC World Para Hockey Championship CANADA vs GERMANY
Gangneung, South Korea – Canada will play for gold at the 2017 IPC World Para Hockey Championship after blanking Germany 9-0 Wednesday to improve to 5-1-0.
- Tyler McGregor (Forest, Ont.) recorded a natural hat-trick to open up the scoring, with teammates Dominic Cozzolino (Mississauga, Ont.) and Corbyn Smith (Monkton, Ont.) pitching in with two goals apiece; Adam Dixon (Midland, Ont.) and Bryan Sholomicki (Winnipeg) also scored for the red-and-white.
- Dixon and Sholomicki each also earned one assist for three points, tying McGregor and Brad Bowden (Orton, Ont.) – who had three assists in the game – for points Wednesday.
- Dominic Larocque (Quebec City, Que.) earned his third shutout and fourth win of the tournament.
Next game: Canada finishes second in the standings, and will now play first-place U.S.A. in the gold-medal game on Thursday, April 20 at 6 a.m. ET; Canada’s games can be viewed on Facebook Live (CDNParalympics).
“Solid effort from our team. We played smart, fast, and most importantly, as a team. The team has done a great job of sticking to the game plan through the world championship. Now we have an opportunity to play for a gold medal.” – Head coach Ken Babey (Saskatoon, Sask.)