Crimson DEER, Alta. — Canada’s beneath-18 men’s workforce conquer Finland 4-1 to progress to the closing of Hlinka’s Gretzky Cup on Friday night time.
Ethan Gauthier scored the opening purpose in the to start with period to guide the match for the fifth time.
Calum Ritchie has extra a objective for the next time in the past two video games. Matthew Wooden and Denver Barkey scored 19 seconds aside near the midway place of the final time period, placing the activity out of access.
Finland obtained on the board with 18 seconds still left courtesy of Arttu Alasiurua.
Scott Ratzlaff made 23 will save and conceded the initially target of the tournament in 3 appearances for the undefeated Canadian group.
In the other semi-remaining, Sweden defeated the Czech Republic 6-2, placing up one more showdown with the Canadian crew. Sweden shed her -3 to Canada in the last match of Wednesday’s qualifying spherical.
Canada will go head-to-head for their to start with gold medal given that 2018 as the two teams face off on Saturday.
This report by the Canadian Push was very first released on August 5, 2022.