See you next year First they self-destructed. Then, they almost put the pieces back together.
But there is no consolation in it for Canada’s teenagers.
From down by five goals to Russia in the third period of the semi-final at the IIHF world junior championship, to one goalpost shy of a miracle comeback in the final minute. Their consolation — a shot at the bronze medal Thursday afternoon against Finland — won’t put much of a smile on their faces, even if they can find the gumption to give it their best shot. Photo: Todd Korol/Reuters