Canada falls to United States at para hockey worlds opener
Declan Farmer scores twice to lead Americans to 3-1 win
Declan Farmer scored twice as the United States defeated Canada 3-1 in the opening game for both teams at the 2019 para ice hockey world championship.
Greg Westlake gave Canada a 1-0 lead early in the second period when he tucked a loose puck into the left corner past U.S golatender Steve Cash.
Farmer responded just over two minutes later on a short-handed breakaway, then Noah Grove tapped in a pass from Chris Douglas on a two-on-one to put the Americans up 2-1.
Famer capped the win with an empty-net goal.
WATCH | United States open para hockey worlds with win over Canada:
Dominic Larocque stopped 11 shots for Canada.
Cash made 10 saves for the U.S.
WATCH | The full Canada vs. United States game: