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Two-time defending champion Canada beats Mountfield HK 5-2 in Spengler Cup semi

Canada's Maxim Lapierre, scorer David McIntyre, and Pierre-Alexandre Parenteau, from left, celebrate after scoring during the game between Team Canada and Mountfield HK at the 91st Spengler Cup ice hockey tournament in Davos, Switzerland, Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017.
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December 30, 2017 - 11:00 AM

DAVOS, Switzerland - Canada defeated Mountfield HK 5-2 in semifinal play Saturday at the Spengler Cup.

Zach Boychuk scored in the third period and Maxim Noreau iced the victory with an empty-net goal.

David McIntyre, Jay McClement and Cody Goloubef also scored for Canada.

Lukas Cingel and Michal Dragoun tallied for the Czech side.

HC Davos was scheduled to play Switzerland in the other semifinal later Saturday.

The winner will play Canada — the two-time defending champion — in Sunday's final.

Hockey Canada is using the six-team tournament as a final evaluation before deciding on its Olympic roster next month.

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