The Canadian national ice hockey team defeated the Latvian national team in the semifinal match of the World Hockey Championship, which took place on May 27.
The meeting ended with a score of 4-2. The score opened in the ninth minute. Latvian forward Dan Locmelis was the first to score. Canadian forward Sammy Blais scored on 36 minutes.
In the 37th minute the Latvian national team took the lead thanks to a goal from forward Rūdolfs Balcers. Jack Quinn evened the score in the 41st minute.
Canadian forward Adam Fantilli scored in the 49th minute. Canadian forward Scott Laughton sealed the game in the 60th minute.
Canada vs. Latvia - 4-2 (0-1, 1-1, 3-0).