Canadians Beat Sweden at U18 Tourney


Canada has advanced to the final of the Hlinka Gretzky Cup.

Cole Perfetti scored two goals in regulation and three more in a shootout as Canada edged Sweden 3-2 in Friday’s semifinal in the Czech Republic.

Team Canada includes Jean Luc Foudy and Will Cuylle of the Windsor Spitfires. 

The Canadians will now face Russia in the final of the annual under-18 men's hockey tournament.

Canada has won the tournament 10 of the past 11 years.

Russia beat Finland 4-1 in the other semifinal.