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Team Canada wins World Youth Ice Hockey Championship

MOSCOW, Aug 21 Team Canada beat Finland in overtime and became the winner youth ice hockey world championship (under 20), which was held in Edmonton, Canada. The final meeting ended with a score of 3:2 (1:0, 1:0, 0:2, 1:0) in favor of the hosts Joshua Roy (12th minute), William Dufour (21), Kent Johnson (64) scored. Among the losers, goals were scored by Aleksi Heimosalmi (45) and Joakim Kemell (51). Canadians hold the record for the number of victories at the youth world championships, this title was the 19th for the team, 12 more times the Canadian team became a silver medalist and six times bronze. The Finns became silver medalists for the sixth time, they won the tournament five times and won bronze awards seven times. The Canadian captain Mason McTavish was recognized as the most valuable player of the tournament, who with 17 (8 + 9) points became the top scorer and sniper of the championship. Anaheim Stars McTavish is the third overall pick in the 2021 NHL Entry Draft.


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