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Canada wins silver in World Sledge Hockey Challenge final

Canada finished second at the World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Charlottetown Saturday night after losing 5-2 to the United States in the championship game.

4-team tournament took place over 5 days at the Bell Aliant Centre in Charlottetown

Canada and the U.S. players faced off in the final 2016 World Sledge Hockey Challenge final in Charlottetown on Saturday. (Matthew Murnaghan/Hockey Canada)

Canada finished second at the World Sledge Hockey Challenge in Charlottetown Saturday night after losing 5-2 to the United States in the championship game.

Canada has never finished below third in the 10-year history of the event, winning five gold medals, four silver, and one bronze.

Norway defeated Korea to win the bronze medal.

The four-team tournament took place over five days at the Bell Aliant Centre. More than 2,800 school kids took in the action, according to Hockey Canada.

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