Rockets d-man helps Canada to 1st place

Kelowna Rockets defenceman Kaedan Korczak and Team Canada beat the Czech Republic 6-2 today at the Under 18 World Hockey Championships.

Canada exploded for three-third period goals to improve to 4 and 0 atop Group A.

The playoff round starts Thursday with Canada facing Latvia.     

Rockets assistant coach Adam Brown is a goaltending coach for Team Canada.