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Canada downs Korea 4-1 to earn bronze medal at World Sledge Hockey Challenge

02/07/2015 05:35 EST | Updated 04/09/2015 05:59 EDT
LEDUC, Alta. - Derek Whitson, Tyler McGregor and Adam Dixon scored second-period goals as Canada beat South Korea 4-1 in the bronze medal game Saturday at the World Sledge Hockey Challenge.

The Canadians dominated the second, outshooting Korea 9-1 and 21-12 overall.

McGregor finished with two goals and an assist for Canada as goaltender Dominic Larocque stopped 11 shots for his first win.

Jong-Kyung Lee had the lone goal for Korea.

The United States needed overtime to claim the gold medal, edging Russia 2-1 in the championship game.

Josh Pauls scored the winner at 10:19 of the extra period while Kevin McKee put the Americans on the board midway through the second period.

Ivan Berdnik gave Russia a 1-0 lead at 11:42 of the first.

Steve Cash only had to make eight saves for the U.S. Evgeny Plotnikov stopped 18 shots for the Russians.

Russia edged Canada 2-1 in semifinal action while the Americans dispatched South Korea 8-0.

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