Connor Bedard cemented his World Junior legacy Monday night in Halifax.
The Regina Pats forward had two goals including the game-winning goal 5:17 into overtime as Canada edged Slovakia 4-3 in the quarter-finals.
Bedard is now the all-time leader in goals and points scored for Team Canada at the World Juniors.
Canada will face the USA in Wednesday’s semi-final after the Americans hammered Germany 11-1 in their quarter-final game. Sweden beat Finland 3-2 and Czechia beat Switzerland 9-1 to set up the other semi-final matchup.
Two goals from DeBrusk lift Bruins to Winter Classic win
Former Swift Current Broncos forward Jake DeBrusk scored twice in the third period as the Boston Bruins beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 in the NHL’s Winter Classic outdoor game at Fenway Park.
DeBrusk scored the winning goal with just over two minutes left in front of over 39,000 fans under the bright lights at the home of the Boston Red Sox.
Hall with the moves, DeBrusk with the finish 🔥 pic.twitter.com/6ZBwRKtRgN— B/R Open Ice (@BR_OpenIce) January 2, 2023
Meanwhile, former Broncos goalie Joel Hofer signed a two-year, one-way contract extension with the St. Louis Blues that takes effect next season. Hofer, who won a WHL Championship with the Broncos, was drafted by the Blues in the fourth round of the 2018 NHL Draft.
In other NHL action on Monday, Mikko Rantanen scored the game-winner with 11:07 left as the Colorado Avalanche beat Vegas 3-2, and Travis Konecny had a goal and an assist as the Philadelphia Flyers beat Anaheim 4-1.
Tonight's NHL schedule includes the Maple Leafs hosting the Blues, the Senators welcoming the Blue Jackets, the Canadiens visiting the Predators, the Oilers entertaining the Kraken and Calgary visiting Winnipeg.
Two games in the WHL tonight have Saskatoon hosting Calgary and Kelowna welcoming Victoria. The Swift Current Broncos host the Blades in their next game on Friday.
Bills' Hamlin in critical condition after collapsing on field
Buffalo Bills’ safety Damar Hamlin remains in critical condition after collapsing and going into cardiac arrest during the first quarter of Monday's NFL game between the Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals.
The 24-year-old was administered CPR on the field before he was moved to an ambulance and taken to hospital.
The game was postponed with the Bills leading 7-3.
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