Paul scores twice, Canada advances to world hockey semifinals with win over Slovakia

paul scores twice, canada advances to world hockey semifinals with win over slovakia

Slovakia's goalkeeper Samuel Hlavaj fails to make a save during the quarterfinal match between Canada and Slovakia at the Ice Hockey World Championships in Prague, Czech Republic, Thursday, May 23, 2024. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Petr David Josek

PRAGUE — Nick Paul scored twice and added an assist as Canada defeated Slovakia 6-3 in quarterfinal action Thursday at the world hockey championship.

Jared McCann, Pierre-Luc Dubois, Dylan Guenther and Brandon Tanev also scored for the defending-champion Canadians.

Jordan Binnington made 18 saves for Canada.

Peter Cehlarik, Milos Kelemen and Marek Hrivik scored for the Slovaks, who made it close with two late goals before Paul scored his second of the game into an empty net.

Samuel Hlavaj was busy in Slovakia's goal and made 37 saves.

Switzerland defeated Germany 3-1 in Thursday's other quarterfinal. Sweden faced Finland and the United States took on host Czechia in later quarterfinals.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published May 23, 2024.

The Canadian Press

OTHER NEWS

14 minutes ago

How society survives the world after the Truth is set on fire

14 minutes ago

CPP vs. OAS: Which Should You Prioritize in 2024?

16 minutes ago

Mansfield mom of three among victims in fatal Round Rock Juneteenth shooting

16 minutes ago

Has Carolina Panther WR Terrace Marshall Jr. turned the corner

16 minutes ago

Angelina Jolie Wins Tony Award for ‘The Outsiders' in Versace, Coordinates Look With Daughter Vivienne on Red Carpet

16 minutes ago

Rangers could accept 5m bid to sell 22,000-a-week player who cost nothing

19 minutes ago

Franklin Park residents angered by soaring water bills after meter replacements

21 minutes ago

Video: McDonald's employee, 22, is arrested for shooting at customer after argument at drive-through window took a horror turn - as shocking surveillance footage shows her pacing with handgun

22 minutes ago

Letter: State leaders are failing Texas' students

24 minutes ago

Maserati driver who was cut off and shot at woman, D.C. bystanders is sentenced to 32 years

28 minutes ago

Conservatives appeal to Jewish community ahead of by-election

28 minutes ago

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark Would Have Looked a Lot Different If One ‘Batman Returns’ Actor Starred as Harrison Ford’s Side-kick

28 minutes ago

Ex-Trump Adviser Urges Him to Cut Ties With China, Restart Nuclear Tests

28 minutes ago

Rishi Sunak brands illegal migration as 'global emergency'

28 minutes ago

‘You wouldn’t be happy’ – Keane claims England stars will be annoyed with Southgate’s TAA decision

30 minutes ago

Body found in ditch by construction workers in Fort Bend County identified as 61-year-old man

33 minutes ago

I visited Italy from Australia and I was left shocked by a popular menu item - here's my warning if you're heading there this summer

33 minutes ago

Footy great Brendan Fevola reveals the telling sign that Dustin Martin played his last game in Richmond colours in 300th game milestone

34 minutes ago

German baller Florian Wirtz’s father clears up rumours over a potential move to Bayern Munich this season

34 minutes ago

Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer not fretting losing captaincy of German national team

34 minutes ago

Surgeon general calls for social media warning labels

34 minutes ago

Large scale renewable energy projects ‘tear up’ food security for Australians

37 minutes ago

AFL star Christian Petracca makes stunning girlfriend admission following horrific internal injuries

38 minutes ago

Opinion: CNN Wants to Mute Trump at Its Debate. Good Luck With That

38 minutes ago

Dario G star Paul Spencer dies aged 53 as tributes pour in

39 minutes ago

Energy Performance Certificates unreliable and desperately need reform – Which?

39 minutes ago

Three Buys and a Bail: Broadcom, Chipotle, Walmart, and Nvidia

39 minutes ago

Gambling role for former AFL boss Gillon McLachlan raises red flag

39 minutes ago

NSW budget 2024: All the winners and lowers revealed in NSW Treasurer Daniel Mookhey’s second state budget.

39 minutes ago

‘We’ll be going after him’: Blues won’t back down after Queensland legends attack their Reece Walsh tactics

39 minutes ago

Video: Chris Brown would have reached Michael Jackson's level of stardom if not for his attack on Rihanna, Fat Joe says

42 minutes ago

‘Bond King’ Bill Gross sells rare ‘Z’ Grill stamp for $4.4M — most valuable in US

44 minutes ago

Aileen Cannon Shuts Down Republicans Getting Involved in Trump's Case

44 minutes ago

US attorney 'declined' to prosecute over threat to Congressman, letter claims

44 minutes ago

NSW Treasurer defends government's land tax reforms

44 minutes ago

More than 20 NATO members to hit 2% defense spending target in 2024, says Stoltenberg

44 minutes ago

Taraji P. Henson Gleams in Gold Roger Vivier Pumps at Tony Awards 2024

44 minutes ago

These UWindsor researchers are working to develop a device to detect and treat brain cancer

48 minutes ago

Chauncey Billups rips Larry Brown for negotiating about his new team during the 2005 Finals: "We need all hands on deck, and LB's going through his little personal stuff"

48 minutes ago

Calgary explores using interim pipes to move water from Bearspaw plant