Canada’s men’s hockey team beats Czechs to win Olympic bronze

GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of — Canada’s men’s hockey team has won the bronze medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Games with a 6-4 victory over the Czech Republic.

Team Canada’s victory comes a day after a semifinal loss to Germany which ended its bid for a third-straight Olympic title.

Andrew Ebbett and Chris Kelly scored twice with Derek Roy and Wojtek Wolski also chipping in for the Canadians, who were playing these Games without NHL talent.

Roman Cervenka struck twice while Martin Ruzicka and Jan Kovar had the other goals for the Czech Republic, which was blanked 3-0 by the Russian entry in the other semifinal.

The gold medal game goes Sunday.

More coming …

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