PIESTANY, Slovakia – Canada’s National Men’s Summer Under-18 Team has advanced to the semifinals at the 2010 Memorial of Ivan Hlinka after winning Group B with a perfect 3-0 record. Canada will face the Czech Republic in semifinal action on Friday.
Canada completed an unbeaten round robin with a 6-1 win over Slovakia. Boone Jenner (Dorchester, Ont./Oshawa, OHL) scored twice to lead the offence, while Duncan Siemens (Sherwood Park, Alta./Saskatoon, WHL) and Matt Puempel (Essex, Ont./Peterborough, OHL) added a goal and an assist each as Canada scored three goals in 53 seconds midway through the third period to break open a 3-1 game. Scott Harrington (Kingston, Ont./London, OHL) and Myles Bell (Calgary, Alta./Regina, WHL) had the other Canadian goals.
In Friday’s other semifinal, the United States will face Sweden.
02:00 CAN Duncan Siemens (David Broll)
15:21 CAN Scott Harrington (Matt Puempel, Phillip Danault) PP/AN
13:40 SVK Martin Gernat (Denis Hudec, Branislav Rapac) PP/AN
17:47 CAN Myles Bell (Lucas Lessio, Alan Quine)
09:47 CAN Matt Puempel (Duncan Siemens, David Broll)
10:20 CAN Boone Jenner (Garrett Meurs, Dougie Hamilton)
10:40 CAN Boone Jenner (Jonathan Huberdeau, Garrett Meurs)
SVK Adam Nagy
CAN Tyson Teichmann