U.S. Downs Canada; Will Play for Gold

May 14, 2009, 3:32 p.m. (ET)

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic - Adam Page (Lancaster, N.Y.) scored in the sixth round of a shootout to clinch a 2-1 victory over Canada here today in the semifinal round at the 2009 International Paralympic Committee Ice Sledge Hockey World Championship. Team USA will face the winner of today's other semifinal between Japan and Norway in the gold-medal game Saturday (May 16) at 1 p.m. ET.

Steve Cash cov

Steve Cash was Team USA's player of the game.

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NOTES: Steve Cash was named Team USA's Player of the Game ... Team USA's roster can be found here... All tournament games are streamed live on ParalympicSport.tv... For more information on the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team, please click here.

GAME SUMMARY


Scoring By Period

USA 0 - 1 - 0 - 0 - 1 -- 2
CAN 0 - 0 - 1 - 0 - 0 -- 1






First Period - Scoring: None. Penalties: USA, Emmerson (elbowing), 5:24; USA, Yohe (holding), 9:43; CAN, Bridges (elbowing), 10:53.


Second Period - Scoring: 1, USA, Page (Manns), 17:09. Penalties: CAN, Graeme (hooking), 5:06.


Third Period - Scoring: 2, CAN, Dorion (Grassi), 13:19. Penalties: USA, Jones (interference), 2:42; CAN, Westlake (elbowing), 7:38; USA, Connelly (hooking), 10:26.


Overtime - Scoring: None. Penalties: CAN, Grassi (roughing), 6:55.


GWS - Scoring: 3, USA, Page (unassisted).

 

Shots by Period123OTGWSTotal
USA 2 10 2 2 1 17
CAN 5 4 8 6 0 23
         
Goaltenders (SH/SV) 1 2 3 OT GWS Total
USA, Cash 55:00 5-5 4-4 8-7 6-6 0-0 23-22
CAN, Rosen 55:00 2-2 10-9 2-2 2-2 1-0 17-15


Power Play:
USA 0-4; CAN 0-4
Penalties: USA 4-8; CAN 4-8
Officials: Referee: Petter; Linesmen: Richardson, Wesley

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