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Sports Canada's Jaden Schwartz to miss remainder of hockey worlds with injury

06:55  19 may  2018
06:55  19 may  2018 Source:   cbc.ca

Connor McDavid helps Canada demolish Korea 10-0 at hockey worlds

  Connor McDavid helps Canada demolish Korea 10-0 at hockey worlds Canada bounced back from a loss to the United States in the opening game at the world championship by trashing Korea 10-0 on Sunday in Herning, Denmark. Also Olympic champion Russia again displayed its offensive might in a 7-0 rout of Austria. After losing 5-4 to the U.S. in a penalty shootout, Canada was ruthless against Korea, a championship newcomer in a Group B game in Herning. Captain Connor McDavid scored his first goal of the tournament and added two assists, and Tyson Jost scored twice and had an assist to lead Canada. Pierre-Luc Dubois and Joel Edmundson also had a goal and two assists each.

Canada will be without the services of Jaden Schwartz when they take on Switzerland in the semifinals of the world hockey championship on Saturday. The St. Louis Blues forward will miss the remainder of the tournament with an upper-body injury , Hockey Canada announced Friday.

St. Louis Blues forward Jaden Schwartz will miss the remainder of the World Championships due to an upper-body injury St. Louis Blues' Jaden Schwartz (17) and Minnesota Wild' s Mikael Granlund, of Finland, chase after a loose puck during the first period of an NHL hockey game Saturday, Nov.

a hockey game in the snow: Korea's Alex Plante and Canada's Jaden Schwartz of Canada battle for the puck during a group stage game at the hockey world championships. Schwartz will miss the remainder of the tournament due to an upper-body injury. © Martin Rose/Getty Images Korea's Alex Plante and Canada's Jaden Schwartz of Canada battle for the puck during a group stage game at the hockey world championships. Schwartz will miss the remainder of the tournament due to an upper-body injury.

Canada will be without the services of Jaden Schwartz when they take on Switzerland in the semifinals of the world hockey championship on Saturday.

The St. Louis Blues forward will miss the remainder of the tournament with an upper-body injury, Hockey Canada announced Friday.

Schwartz, 25, has posted four assists in eight games.

The injury will not affect his availability for the Blues' training camp in September. The native of Wilcox, Sask., had 59 points in 62 games for St. Louis this season.

Canada advanced to the semis of the tournament with a 5-4 overtime win over Russia on Thursday.

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