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Canada continues dominance at girls’s U18 hockey worlds with thumping of Czech Republic

Abby Stonehouse scored two short-handed objectives and added three assists to steer Canada previous Czech Republic 8-1 on Sunday on the world under-18 girls’s hockey championship in Zug, Switzerland.

Stonehouse rating twice within the second interval for Canada (2-0), which opened the event Saturday with an 11-0 victory over Germany. Morgan Jackson and Caitlin Kraemer (two apiece), Emma Venusio and Mackenzie Alexander had the opposite objectives.

Aneta Paroubkova replied for Czech Republic (0-2).

Kraemer had two objectives Saturday to develop into Canada’s nationwide girls’s under-18 all-time main purpose scorer with 18.

Kraemer opened the scoring with a short-handed purpose at 12:28 of the primary. However Canada broke the sport open within the second, outscoring the Czech Republic 4-1 within the interval.

Stonehouse put Canada forward 2-0 at 1:43 earlier than scoring her second of the interval at 8:20. Venusio made it 4-0 with the person benefit at 16:15 earlier than Paroubkova scored at 17:38.

However Jackson countered at 19:27 to present the Canadians a four-goal benefit.

Jackson added her second of the sport at 7:47 of the third. Kraemer and Alexander scored at 10:39 and 15:55, respectively, to spherical out the scoring.

Canada’s quest for its first three-peat on the event since 2014 will proceed on Tuesday in a round-robin matchup with 2-0 Finland earlier than the quarterfinals start on Thursday. The Canadians went undefeated ultimately yr’s version.

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