Steven Stamkos and Claude Giroux scored goals, but Canada lost out in their quarter-finals at the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship for the fourth year in a row, suffering a shootout loss to the host Swedes.
Steven Stamkos’ second goal of the game 3:36 into overtime was the game-winner as Canada battled back from 2-0 and 3-2 deficits to beat Slovenia and close out the preliminary round with five straight wins.
Jeff Skinner scored the game-winning goal seven minutes into the third period and Wayne Simmonds also found the back of the net as Canada retook first place in the Stockholm Group by beating the Czechs.
Claude Giroux scored once and added two assists, and Steven Stamkos and Andrew Ladd had a goal and a helper apiece as Canada took over first place in the Stockholm Group with a victory over the Belarusians.
Mike Smith made 33 saves for the shutout, Steven Stamkos scored the winner on a first-period power play and Matt Read added a pair of assists to help Canada blank the Swedes and keep pace in the Stockholm Group.
Steven Stamkos assisted on three of four first-period goals and added one of his own in the third and Taylor Hall scored twice as Canada routed the Norwegians, keeping pace with Switzerland atop the Stockholm Group.
Andrew Ladd and Matt Read scored in regulation time and Mike Smith made 26 saves in his international debut, but Canada came out on the wrong end of an eight-round shootout, falling to the Swiss in Stockholm Group play.
Matt Duchene scored twice, Steven Stamkos added one of his own and Devan Dubnyk made 24 saves for the win on his birthday as Canada opened the world championship with a 3-1 victory over Denmark in Stockholm.
2021 WWC: CAN 7 – GER 0 (Quarterfinal)
Spooner scored twice to help send Canada into the semifinals.
2021 WWC: CAN 5 – USA 1 (Preliminary)
Rattray scored a pair to help Canada finish perfect atop Group A.
2021 WWC: CAN 4 – FIN 1 (Pre-Tournament)
Clark had the game-winning goal to help Canada edge the Finns.
2021 MWC: CAN 3 – FIN 2 OT (Gold Medal)
Paul was the overtime hero to give Canada the gold medal in Riga.
2021 MWC: CAN 4 – USA 2 (Semifinal)
Mangiapane scored twice to send Canada into the gold medal game.
2021 MWC: CAN 2 – ROC 1 OT (Quarterfinal)
Stecher set up Mangiapane for the OT winner to earn a semifinal spot.
2021 MWC: FIN 3 – CAN 2 SO (Preliminary)
Pirri and Comtois scored, but Canada fell to the Finns in a shootout.
2021 MWC: CAN 7 – ITA 1 (Preliminary)
Mangiapane and Brown had four points each to help Canada stay alive.
2021 MWC: CAN 4 – KAZ 2 (Preliminary)
Perfetti got the winner in the third period to help Canada to the win.
2021 MWC: CAN 4 – NOR 2 (Preliminary)
Henrique, Brown and Mangiapane led Canada to its first victory.
2021 MWC: GER 3 – CAN 1 (Preliminary)
Paul scored, but Canada was edged out by the Germans.
2021 MWC: USA 5 – CAN 1 (Preliminary)
Comtois scored, but Canada fell to the Americans in Group B action.