Team Canada takes silver
Sudbury’s Rebecca Johnston and Tessa Bonhomme earned silver medals with Team Canada at the 2013 IIHF Ice Hockey Women’s World Championship, held April 2-9 in Ottawa.
The Canadian squad fell to the United States 3-2 in the final game.
Canada went unbeaten in round robin play, earning a bye into the semifinal round. In its first matchup of the tournament, Canada beat the United States 3-2 in a shootout.
Johnston finished the tournament 12th in overall scoring, marking three goals and two assists in five games. Bonhomme added three assists in the tournament.
This marks the fifth time Canada has claimed silver at world championship. Canada has won the gold medal 10 times, including 2012.
Canada and the United States have met in all 15 world championship gold medal games since the tournament’s inception.