(Courtesy: Hockey Canada)
Team Canada closed out preliminary round play Saturday night at the World Junior Hockey Championship in Buffalo with an expected blowout of Denmark.
Moose Jaw Warriors forward Brett Howden had a pair of goals as Canada skated to an 8-0 victory over the Danes to give them first place in Pool “A” meaning a quarter-final date against either the Czech Republic or Switzerland Tuesday.
Regina Pats forward Sam Steel had one of the other Canadian goals giving him three on the tournament. He is tied with Jordan Kyrou for the team lead as each have 5 points through four games.
Canada’s quarter-final game will be played at 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon and can be seen on TSN.