Canada will fall short of their expectation of bringing home gold at the 2012 World Junior Championship. The team lost to Russia, 6-5, in the semi-final game that was a rematch of last year’s gold medal game.
One player who has contributed to the success Canada achieved at this year’s WJC is forward Brett Connolly. Connolly scored in each of Canada’s five games so far at this tournament. Connolly talked about his team’s 6-5 loss to Russia in the 2012 WJC semi-final game.