Canada defeated the Czech Republic 3-2 in overtime to win the 2023 IIHF World Junior Championship. Here’s what you need to know:
- Dylan Günther scored the golden goal in overtime to win Canada.
- Canada took an early 2-0 lead with goals from Guenther and Shane Wright. Czech Republic scored two goals 54 seconds apart in the third period to level the game and force overtime.
- The win is Canada’s second consecutive junior world title and 20th in the history of the tournament.
the athlete‘s instant analysis:
climax of the game
DYLAN GUENTHER IS THE HERO OF OVERTIME 🚨
— TSN (@TSN_Sports) January 6, 2023
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https://theathletic.com/4062777/2023/01/05/world-juniors-canada-czechia-gold/ World Juniors 2023: Dylan Guenther scores OT winner as Canada defeats Czech Republic