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Canada opens WU18 with 4-1 win over Latvia

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POPRAD, SLOVAKIA – MacKenzie Entwistle (Hamilton Bulldogs/OHL) had a goal and an assist to lead Canada to a commanding 4-1 victory over Latvia to open their 2017 World Under-18 Hockey Championship schedule.

Stelio Mattheos (Brandon Wheat Kings/WHL) scored on a first period penalty shot as the two sides came out of the first frame knotted at one.

Canada climbed ahead 3-1 on second period goals from Maxime Comtois (Victoriaville Tigres) and Isaac Ratcliffe (Guelph Storm), tallies that came five minutes apart.

Entwistle would a goal midway through the third frame to solidify the 4-1 final score as Canada outshot the Latvians 50-18.

Ian Scott (Prince Albert Raiders) made 17 saves in goal.

Canada returns to action on Saturday against host Slovakia.

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