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Canada to play South Korea for bronze at world sledge hockey challenge

02/06/2015 12:09 EST | Updated 04/07/2015 05:59 EDT
LEDUC, Alta. - Sergey Panfilov scored twice — including the winning goal with 53 seconds remaining in regulation — as Russia edged Canada 2-1 on Thursday to advance to the gold-medal game at the world sledge hockey challenge.

Russia will now face the United States in the championship match while Canada plays South Korea for bronze.

Kevin Rempel supplied the offence for the Canadians.

Russian goaltender Vladimir Kamantsev made 13 saves for the win as Corbin Watson stopped 23-of-25 shots for Canada.

Russia went 0 for 3 on the power play while the Canadians failed to score on five chances with the man advantage.

In the other semifinal, the U.S. hammered South Korea 8-0.

The bronze- and gold-medal games will take place on Saturday.

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