Steven Stamkos and Claude Giroux scored goals, but Canada lost out in their quarter-finals at the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship for the fourth year in a row, suffering a shootout loss to the host Swedes.
Steven Stamkos’ second goal of the game 3:36 into overtime was the game-winner as Canada battled back from 2-0 and 3-2 deficits to beat Slovenia and close out the preliminary round with five straight wins.
Jeff Skinner scored the game-winning goal seven minutes into the third period and Wayne Simmonds also found the back of the net as Canada retook first place in the Stockholm Group by beating the Czechs.
Claude Giroux scored once and added two assists, and Steven Stamkos and Andrew Ladd had a goal and a helper apiece as Canada took over first place in the Stockholm Group with a victory over the Belarusians.
Mike Smith made 33 saves for the shutout, Steven Stamkos scored the winner on a first-period power play and Matt Read added a pair of assists to help Canada blank the Swedes and keep pace in the Stockholm Group.
Steven Stamkos assisted on three of four first-period goals and added one of his own in the third and Taylor Hall scored twice as Canada routed the Norwegians, keeping pace with Switzerland atop the Stockholm Group.
Andrew Ladd and Matt Read scored in regulation time and Mike Smith made 26 saves in his international debut, but Canada came out on the wrong end of an eight-round shootout, falling to the Swiss in Stockholm Group play.
Matt Duchene scored twice, Steven Stamkos added one of his own and Devan Dubnyk made 24 saves for the win on his birthday as Canada opened the world championship with a 3-1 victory over Denmark in Stockholm.
2018 Spengler Cup: KUO 2 – CAN 1 SO (Championship)
Winnik scored, but Canada was edged in an eight-round shootout.
2018 Spengler Cup: CAN 4 – NUR 2 (Semifinal)
Boychuk had 2G 1A in the first 13 minutes to send Canada to the final.
2018 Spengler Cup: CAN 6 – NUR 2 (Preliminary)
Fabbro scored a pair of goals to lead Canada into the semifinals.
2018 Spengler Cup: CAN 2 – DAV 1 (Preliminary)
Boychuk and D’Agostini scored, and Canada hung on to edge the hosts.
2018 MWC: USA 4 – CAN 1 (Bronze)
Vlasic scored, but Canada dropped the bronze medal game to U.S.
2018 MWC: SUI 3 – CAN 2 (Semifinal)
Horvat and Parayko scored goals, but Canada will play for bronze.
2018 MWC: CAN 5 – RUS 4 OT (Quarter-final)
O’Reilly scored the overtime winner, sending Canada to the semifinals.
2018 MWC: CAN 3 – GER 0 (Preliminary)
Nugent-Hopkins had 1G 1A and Kuemper made 12 saves for the shutout.
2018 MWC: CAN 2- LAT 1 OT (Preliminary)
McDavid scored the overtime winner as Canada topped Latvia at worlds.
2018 MWC: FIN 5 – CAN 1 (Preliminary)
Pageau scored the lone goal as Canada fell to the Finns in Herning.
2018 MWC: CAN 5 – NOR 0 (Preliminary)
McDavid had a hat trick as Canada won its third straight at worlds.
2018 MWC: CAN 10 – KOR 0 (Preliminary)
McElhinney got the shutout as Canada topped Korea 10-0 at IIHF Worlds.