For all you Firkin loving, Molson drinking, Tragically Hip listening, Oh Canada singing folks who can’t live without hockey, you’ll be glad to hear that Canada has advanced to the Semi-finals of the IIHF World Championships following a 5-4 victory over Slovakia on Thursday afternoon. The Canadians completed the comeback triumph with 4:22 left in the third period, as locked-out Boston Bruin captain Joe Thornton found the back of the net over former Nashville Predator yet still locked-out netminder, Jan Lasak‘s glove.
Our country’s “finest” will now take on a powerful Russian team in the first semi-final tomorrow morning. The other matchup will be played between the Czech Republic and Sweden. The final game is set for Sunday at 4:00pm et.