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Taking to Twitter: World Junior A Challenge
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November 13, 2011
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With the puck set to drop Sunday night on the third Canada East vs. Canada West gold medal game in World Junior A Challenge history, what were the players taking part saying Saturday on Twitter about the all-Canadian match-up?

CANADA EAST

@bigdutes18 (Kyle Dutra)
Gold medal game tomorrow, Canada East vs Canada West #2011WJAC

@paulgeiger28 (Paul Geiger)
Gold medal game tomorrow night vs Canada west ! Tsn 2 . 8 pm eastern ! Watch it #2011WJAC #firedup

@flowhampton (Phil Hampton)
Watch Team Canada East take on Team West in the WJAC finals. TSN 2. Sunday night. 8 Eastern. Be there! #2011WJAC #canadaeast

@chodgins23 (Curtis Hodgins)
Time to refocus our Canada East team today after yesterday's big win over USA. Practice at 3pm today to begin prep for final vs Canada West.

@paddymegs21 (Patrick Megannety)
Gold medal game tomorrow vs Canada West... 8pm eastern time TSN2 #2011WJAC

@themilner7 (Daniel Milne)
gold medal game tomorrow #beastmode aka #friedsmode @Friedsy

CANADA WEST

@mrcrust (Brett Corkey)
TSN tomorrow. #WJAC be there or be square

@rholland7 (Rhett Holland)
Games actually at 5pm pacific time live tomorrow on TSN #westwill thanks @HoustonHazelaar @Cdiz4 @Madyjade and the rest for the best of luck

@jamsardine4 (Sam Jardine)
An all Canadian matchup in the #WJAC gold medal final tomorrow. Game starts on @TSN_Sports at 6pm MT. #WestWill

@jujhar94 (Jujhar Khaira)
Gold medal game tomorrow #westwill

What about thoughts on their respective semifinal wins? Canada East ended the three-year reign of the United States with a 4-2 victory, while Canada West earned a heart-stopping 2-1 overtime victory over Sweden.

CANADA WEST

@ccoopthereitis (Carson Cooper)
WJAC finals Sunday after a big OT win tonight. TSN

@floekstra (Connor Hoekstra)
Took out sweden, and now off to the finals sunday, tune into tsn to watch #goforgold

@rholland7 (Rhett Holland)
Wheeeu big OT win over Sweden 2-1! #gold medal game Sunday at 4pm pacific time, tune in and watch live on TSN #westwill

@loik24 (Curtis Loik)
Off to the WJAC finals. Huge OT win tonight over Sweden. Game is broad casted on TSN at 4:00 on sunday. Battle for world champions #westwill

@smag31 (Sean Maguire)
Keep kickin boys! #TCW

@bmorley89 (Brandon Morley)
Off to the WJAC finals. Huge OT win tonight over Sweden. Game is broad casted on TSN at 4:00 on sunday. Battle for world champions #westwill

@parry10 (Colton Parayko)
Huge win tonight, tune in to tsn for the gold medal game sunday! #goforgold

CANADA EAST

@paulgeiger28 (Paul Geiger)
Huge win vs the USA ! One more to go #teamcanadaeast #1nation1mission

@flowhampton (Phil Hampton)
Nothing feels better. A great team game! Off to the finals sunday night!! #canadaeast #2011WJAC

@braedanrussell (Braedan Russell)
Win over USA sends us to the finals sunday night. Great night for the boys. #CanadaEast #WJAC2011

@devinshore (Devin Shore)
Best hockey game I've ever been a part of. Unbelievable TEAM win, one more Sunday


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