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USA Para Hockey Wins Gold In OT

Pauls Josh of USA, Dodson Travis of USA, Gooley Colin of USA and Mcdermott Luke of USA - World para ice hockey championship match between USA and Norway in Ostrava, Czech Republic, 30 April 2019.

U.S. Claims 2019 Para Ice Hockey World Championship With Overtime Win
Roybal scores 5:08 into extra frame to give Team USA a 3-2 win over Canada
OSTRAVA, Czech Republic – Brody Roybal (Northlake, Ill.) scored 5:08 into overtime to lead the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team to the gold medal at the 2019 Para Ice Hockey World Championship with a 3-2 overtime win over Canada.”There’s no better way to end the season than as world champions,” said David Hoff (Bottineau, N.D.), head coach of the 2018-19 U.S. National Sled Hockey Team. “Whatever adversity came our way, we dealt with it and, most importantly, we did it together as a team. This is a win these players and staff will remember forever and I couldn’t be prouder of this group.”With the win, the United States finishes the season with an overall record of 10-1-0-1 (W-OTW-OTL-L). The medal gives the U.S. its eighth consecutive medal in the world championship as Team USA has now collected four gold medals (2019, 2015, 2012, 2009), three silver medals (2017, 2013, 2004) and one bronze medal (2008) in tournament play.The gold-medal win will be broadcast on tape-delay on NBCSN at 5:30 p.m. ET. For the complete game recap, click here.2019 Para Ice Hockey World Championship 
Team USA Schedule – April 26-May 4 – Ostrava, Czech RepublicDateOpponent & RoundResultU.S. BroadcastSat., April 27Canada
Preliminary RoundW, 3-1Olympic ChannelSun., April 28South Korea
Preliminary RoundW, 4-0Olympic ChannelTues., April 30Norway
Preliminary RoundW, 10-0Olympic ChannelFri., May 3Czech Republic
SemifinalW, 10-2Olympic ChannelSat., May 4Canada
Gold-Medal GameOTW, 3-2Olympic Channel (Live)
NBCSN (5:30 p.m. ET) NOTES: Declan Farmer was named the U.S. Player of the Game and, shortly thereafter, also tabbed Best Forward of the Tournament, as selected by the Directorate … The U.S. outshot Canada, 22-10, went 0-for-1 on the powerplay and 3-for-4 on the penalty kill. For complete stats, click here … Labatt USA and Toyota are proud sponsors of the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team … The U.S. has now skated in eight straight world championship gold-medal games (4-3, W-L) … All-time, the U.S. has now captured eight medals in 10 world championships, including three gold medals (2019, 2015, 2012, 2009), three silver medals (2017, 2013, 2004) and one bronze medal (2008) … For complete coverage of the U.S. National Sled Hockey Team, click here.
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