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World U17 Hockey Challenge Recap – November 9

Canada beat Finland and Sweden defeat Czechia as both teams stayed in gold medal contention on Wednesday.

November 9, 2022
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Canada Red 8, Finland 5

• Canada Red got goals from eight different players.
• Tij Iginla (Lake Country, B.C./Seattle, WHL) and Porter Martone (Peterborough, Ont./Sarnia, OHL) recorded a goal and two assists each.
• Carson Wetsch (North Vancouver, B.C./Calgary, WHL) and Berkly Catton (Saskatoon, Sask./Spokane, WHL) had a goal and an assist apiece.
• Konsta Helenius and Matvey Butkowskiy scored and had a helper for Finland.

Sweden 5, Czechia 4

• Wille Magnettoft scored with 18 seconds left in the third to secure the win for Sweden.
• Twelve Swedes recorded points in the win.
• Adam Titlbach scored two goals for Czechia.
• Adam Jecho contributed two assists for the Czechs.

Next game – Thursday, November 10:

• United States vs. Canada White – 7 p.m. PT (Langley Events Centre)

Quotes:
“Our defence played their best game of the tournament so far; we played a simple, smart game. We played an extremely fast game on offence, kept getting pucks in behind their defence. They had their push in the third, but for the most part we played a great hockey game. We just played two really good games back-to-back. We will get some rest tomorrow, and if we play like this again we like our chances [on Friday].”
-      Canada Red head coach Greg Walters (Toronto, Ont./Owen Sound, OHL) on his team’s recent play.

“It felt great [to score], but the biggest thing for us was the team success and getting the win; we needed that to stay alive. We want to keep it up moving forward. We fought good battles and got pucks out and deep when we had nothing, which certainly demoralizes teams. We will control what we can control moving forward and hope things shake out the way we need them to.”
-      Iginla on doing the right things as a team.

TSN and RDS, the official broadcast partners of Hockey Canada will broadcast the bronze medal and gold medal games from the Langley Events Centre; please check local listings for details.

All preliminary-round games are livestreamed at HockeyCanada.ca.

For more information on the 2022 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge, please visit HockeyCanada.ca or follow through social media on Facebook and Twitter.

For more information:

Esther Madziya
Manager, Communications
Hockey Canada

(403) 284-6484 

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Spencer Sharkey
Manager, Communications
Hockey Canada

(403) 777-4567

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Jeremy Knight
Manager, Corporate Communications
Hockey Canada

(647) 251-9738

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