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Czechia scoring a goal against Team Canada at the WJC
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NHLer Takes a Shot at Team Canada After WJC Elimination

Published January 2, 2024 at 3:18 PM
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In a surprising turn of events, Team Czechia eliminated Team Canada from the World Junior Championship quarterfinals. This marks the first time in the tournament's history that Czechia eliminates Canada.

Czechia Wins Over Canada in the World Junior Championship



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Early in the game, Czechia got Canada on their heels, with two goals in the first period.


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Later, Canada managed to come back and scored two goals to even the game.

This is how it went down:



With a tied game, and 11 seconds left in the third period, Czechia scored the game-winning goal, eliminating one of the top contenders from the championship.


Czech NHL Player Celebrates Win and Takes a Shot at Team Canada



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After the game, Jakub Lauko, a Czech forward currently playing for the Boston Bruins, took a shot at Team Canada.

"not today canada" - Jakub Lauko


Lauko participated in three WJCs, from 2018 to 2020. Canada won two of those editions, in 2018 and 2020. Lauko obviously still has the monkey on his back.

Drafted 77th overall by the Boston Bruins in 2018, the forward scored 10 points in 49 games in the NHL.

As read on Hockey Patrol - Bruins Forward Fires Shots At Team Canada Following Embarrassing WJC Quarterfinals Loss
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