The U.S. national sled hockey team scored the last three goals of the game to pull away to a 5-2 win over Canada in the final game of the preliminary stage of the World Sledge Hockey Challenge Wednesday at MacLaughlan Arena in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
Brody Roybal and Declan Farmer scored the first two goals of the game to put the U.S. up 2-0 before Canada’s Billy Bridges scored at the 10-minute, 35-second mark of the first period, the first goal the U.S. allowed in three games at the tournament.
Bridges scored again to tie the game in the second period before the U.S. countered. Josh Misiewicz, Nikko Landeros and Roybal all scored for the U.S.
Davenport native Kevin McKee had a pair of assists in the game.
The U.S. advances to the semifinals against Italy today at 10 a.m. The U.S. beat Italy 10-0 in the second game of the preliminary stage on Monday.