Blazers Jackson Shepard playing for gold at Hlinka Cup

By Earl Seitz
August 11, 2017 - 4:09pm

KAMLOOPS — Blazers forward Jackson Shepard and Team Canada are going to the gold medal game at the Ivan Hlinka Cup under-18 hockey tournament

Canada broke a 1-1 tie with under 12 minutes left and went on to defeat Sweden 4-1 in the semifinals.

It was the first loss for Sweden which had gone 3-and-0 in the preliminary round.

Canada will play the Czech Republic for the gold medal.

Jackson Shepard has been held off the scoresheet in Canada's first four games.

Blazers camp ready to get started