Hickey scores four goals as Canada beats South Korea 10-0 in para hockey semis

OSTRAVA, Czech Republic — Liam Hickey scored four goals and added an assist as Canada downed South Korea 10-0 Friday in semifinal action at the world para hockey championship.

Captain Tyler McGregor had two goals and two assists for the Canadians, while Rob Armstrong, Dominic Cozzolino, Billy Bridges, and Zach Lavin also scored.

Dominic Larocque made three saves for the win.

“The team has really progressed beautifully,” head coach Ken Babey said. “We’ve improved in all areas of our game this week. We’re going to keep doing things like we’ve done all week.”

South Korea goaltender Yu Man Gyun gave up eight goals on 22 shots over the first two periods. Lee Jae Woong stopped six of eight shots in relief.

Canada will face the United States in the final after the Americans beat the Czech Republic 10-2 in the second semifinal Friday.

Canada beat the U.S. in the final of the last world championship in 2017. The Americans downed Canada 3-1 in the preliminary round of this tournament.

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