Dube and Canadian junior team to play for gold

Canada beats Sweden 5-2 in semifinal to set up final matchup Thursday with U.S.

Dillon Dube and the Kelowna Rockets will play for gold Thursday at the world junior hockey championship in Montreal.

Dillon Dube and the Kelowna Rockets will play for gold Thursday at the world junior hockey championship in Montreal.

Kelowna Rockets forward Dillon Dube and his Canadian junior teammates will play the U.S. for the gold medal at the world junior hockey championship.

Team Canada booked a spot in Thursday’s final against the Americans with a 5-2 semifinal win over Sweden Wednesday night in Montreal.

The U.S. defeated Russia 4-3 in a shootout in Wednesday’s other semifinal.

Former Okanagan Rockets forward Tyson Jost is also a member of the Canadian team.

The Canada-U.S. gold medal final will played at 4:30 Pacific time on Thursday.

 

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