|2013 World Junior Championship |
|Playoff Round Schedule |
|1/3* ||Canada vs. USA ||USA 5 CAN 1 |
|1/3* ||Sweden vs. Russia ||SWE 3 RUS 2 (SO) |
|1/4** ||Czech Republic vs. Switzerland ||8:00 a.m. |
|1/5*** ||Canada vs. Russia ||4:00 a.m. |
|1/5**** ||USA vs. Sweden ||8:00 a.m. |
** Placement round (5th/6th)
*** Bronze Medal Game
**** Gold Medal Game
Griffin Reinhart and Ryan Strome were on the losing end of a 5-1 decision as the United States beat Canada to advance to the Gold Medal Game. Neither Islanders prospect scored a point in the loss.
The US led 2-0 after the first period on a pair of goals by Jake McCabe. The Americans doubled their lead in the second period.
Trailing 4-0, Canada scored a short-handed marker four minutes into the third. But later in the period, John Gaudreau lit the lamp for the US, capping the score at 5-1.
Canada will take on Russia, who lost to Sweden in a shootout in the other semifinal, in the Bronze Medal Game on Jan. 5 at 4:00 a.m. The Gold Medal Game between the US and Sweden will start at 8:00 a.m.BOX SCORE - USA 5 CANADA 1