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Hickey scores, but Canada settles for silver in World Sledge Hockey Challenge

Liam Hickey celebrates his goal against the United States Saturday.
Liam Hickey celebrates his goal against the United States Saturday.

Canada’s Liam Hickey celebrates after scoring the opening goal against the United States in Saturday’s championship game of the 2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Charlottetown. P.E.I.

The goal by Hickey, an 18-year-old from St. John’s, gave the Canadians a lead they carried into the second period, but the Americans scored three times in the first 3:02 of the middle frame en route to a 5-2 win and their third straight goal medal at the event.

Hickey had two goals and three assists in Canada’s five games in the tournament.

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