Canada Plays For Gold
Drake Batherson had a hat trick to lead Canada past the Czech Republic 7-2 in the semifinal of the world junior hockey championship.
Canada will play Sweden in the gold-medal game tonight at 8pm.
Sam Steel, Maxime Comtois, Jordan Kyrou, Boris Katchouk also scored for Canada. Carter Hart made 18 saves in net for the win.
Filip Zadina had a pair of goals for the Czech Republic.
Sweden beat the host Americans 4-2 in the tournament's other semifinal.
The Czechs will face the U.S. in the bronze-medal game this afternoon at 4pm.