(James MacKenzie/Black Press Media)

Canada dominates Slovakia in world junior warm up in Victoria

The home side scored four goals in the first period, on way to easy 6-1 victory

Team Canada cruised to a 6-1 win over Slovakia in their second pre-tournament game of the World Junior Hockey Championships Friday night at the Save-On-Foods Memorial Centre in Victoria.

The Canadian club scored four goals in the first period and were on their way to a convincing shutout before Slovakia scored late in the third period.

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Cody Glass notched three points, and goaltender Ian Scott made 23 saves in the victory.

Canada’s final pre-tournament game is Sunday in Vancouver against Finland. They beat Switzerland 5-3 in their first warm up game on Dec. 19.

The actual tournament begins on Boxing Day.


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