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Canada's National Men's Under-18 Team Wins Bronze Medal at 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship
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April 22, 2012
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BRNO, Czech Republic – Canada’s National Men’s Under-18 Team has won the bronze medal at the 2012 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship, defeating Finland 5-4 in overtime in Sunday’s third-place game.

The bronze medal is the fourth medal all-time for Canada at the world championship, including two gold medals (2003, 2008) and one silver (2005).

Canada finished the preliminary round in third place in Group A with a 2-2 record. It advanced past Russia 4-2 in the quarter-finals before dropping a 2-1 decision to the United States in Friday’s semifinal.

On Sunday, Hunter Shinkaruk (Calgary, Alta./Medicine Hat, WHL) scored a hat trick to lead the Canadian offence, while Sam Reinhart (West Vancouver, B.C./Kootenay, WHL) and Brendan Gaunce (Markham, Ont./Belleville, OHL) also had goals.

Mathew Dumba (Calgary, Alta./Red Deer, WHL) had three assists for Canada, finishing the tournament with 12 points. Dumba was the tournament’s top scorer and was named Top Defenceman by the IIHF directorate.

The United States won the gold medal, their fourth in a row at the IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship, beating Sweden 7-0 in the final.

TEAM CANADA RETURN FLIGHT ITINERARY INFORMATION – MONDAY, APRIL 23

Information is listed alphabetically by FINAL destination. Arrival times are all LOCAL TIMES. Flight information may change without notice.

Baie-Comeau, Que. / AC8964 / 7:49 p.m.
Félix Girard

Calgary, Alta. / AC0845 / 3:15 p.m.
Hunter Shinkaruk

Calgary, Alta. / AC0125 / 6:10 p.m.
Mathew Dumba, Josh Morrissey, Jesse Wallin (head coach), Mike Winther

Edmonton, Alta. / AC0157 / 9 p.m.
Tory Bourke, Branden Troock

Kelowna, B.C. / AC8420 / 7:48 p.m.
Damon Severson

Montreal, Que. / AC0418 / 5:10 p.m.
William Carrier, Brandon Whitney

Ottawa, Ont. / AC458 / 5:10 p.m.
Warren Steele

Thunder Bay, Ont. / AC8541 / 7:48 p.m.
Matt Murray

Toronto, Ont. / OS0071 / 2:05 p.m.
Brendan Gaunce, Scott Kosmachuk, Scott Laughton, Spencer Martin, Darnell Nurse, Adam Pelech, Gemel Smith

Val d’Or, Que. / AC8753 / 8:12 p.m.
Anthony Mantha

Vancouver, B.C. / AC0161 / 6 p.m.
Sam Reinhart

Windsor, Ont. / AC7757 / 7:21 p.m.
Kerby Rychel

Winnipeg, Man. / AC8340 / 8:57 p.m.
Ryan Pulock

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