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Canada wins sixth straight gold medal at Ivan Hlinka Memorial hockey tournament

Saturday, 08.10.2013 / 11:24 AM / News

The Canadian Press

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Canada wins sixth straight gold medal at Ivan Hlinka Memorial hockey tournament

PIESTANY, Slovakia - Goaltender Julio Billia earned a shutout and Canada defeated the United States 4-0 in the final of the Ivan Hlinka Memorial men's under-18 hockey tournament.

It's Canada's sixth straight gold medal at the summer event, co-hosted by the Czech Republic and Slovakia.

Michael Dal Colle, Jayce Hawryluk, Aaron Ekblad and Brendan Lemieux scored for Canada.

Alex Nedeljkovic took the loss in goal for the United States.

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