Team Canada's Paralympic hockey team goes head-to-head with USA in Elmira, Ont.
Saturday's game will begin at 4 p.m. at the Woolwich Memorial Centre
Team Canada spent the week practicing for their final head-to-head battle against Team U.S.A at the Paralympics Games this Saturday.
Head coach Russ Herrington was there to help the athletes prepare at the Woolwich Memorial Centre in the township of Elmira, Ont.
"I think we just got to keep being resilient in our efforts and we'll find success for sure," defensman Adam Dixon said.
"Everytime we play them [Team U.S.A], there's a great rivalry," forward James Dunn said. "I think our strength right now is our defensive structure."
Head coach Russ Herrington said he is feeling confident about his team's play.
"I think our guys are feeling well about the level of compete we're bringing every night and how tough it is to play against us right now."
Canada's 20-man roster boasts a mixture of Paralympic veterans and younger talent.
Saturday is the final game in the 2023 three-game series.
The first game took place on Wednesday.
Team Canada narrowly lost the first game 1-0 in overtime against the United States.
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