Slovakia: Canada brush aside Czech Republic to progress to world championships finalMay 25, 2019 at 22:46 (GMT) · Published
Canada beat the Czech Republic comfortably on Saturday to set up a final with Finland at the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championships.
Players spoke to the media in the mixed zone after the 5-1 win.
Mark Stone opened the scoring in the first period, with Darnell Nurse doubled the lead in the middle frame. Pierre-Luc Dubois added another towards the end of the second before Kyle Turris and Thomas Chabot rounded things off in the third.
Tomas Zohorna scored Czech's only goal, a late consolation.
The gold medal game will be a rematch of the 2016 final in Moscow, which Canada won 2-1.