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2017 Para Sled Hockey World Championship | Gangneung, South Korea

Gangneung, South Korea | April 11-20

The U.S. National Sled Hockey team reached its fifth straight world championship gold medal game but fell to Canada, 4-1, to earn the silver medal at the 2017 Para Sled Hockey World Championship in Gangneung, South Korea. The tournament, which took between April 11-20, saw the U.S. complete a round robin preliminary round with a perfect 6-0 record after registering wins over Sweden (9-0), Italy (9-1), Germany (9-0), Canada (2-1), Norway (6-0) and Korea (5-0).

The United States, which entered the 2017 IPC Sled Hockey World Championship as defending champions and winners of six straight major international tournaments, automatically qualified itself for PyeongChang 2018 Paralympic Winter Games with a top-five finish. 

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Date (U.S) Opponent Time (ET)/Local U.S. Player of Game
April 12 Sweden W, 7-0 Brody Roybal
April 13 Italy W, 9-1 Declan Farmer
April 15 Germany W, 9-0 Josh Pauls
April 17 Canada W, 2-1 Kevin McKee
April 17 Norway W, 6-0 Tyler Carron
April 19 Korea W, 5-0 Jack Wallace
April 20 Canada
Gold-Medal Game
L, 1-4 Andy Yohe

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