Billy Bridges will be going for gold Saturday in Toronto at the World Sledge Hockey Challenge.
The Summerside native is part of the Canadian team that beat Korea 2-1 in Thursday’s late semifinal. The United States beat Russia 4-1 in the other semifinal.
The final will start at 8:30 p.m. Atlantic and can be seen live on TSN2. Check local listings for broadcast times in your area.
Canada finished first in the preliminary round with a perfect 3-0 record, including wins over Korea (5-2), Russia (5-3) and the U.S. (4-1). The Americans came second in preliminary round action, with victories over Russia (2-1) and Korea (5-0), along with their loss to Canada.
Saturday’s game is the fourth time in the last five world challenges Canada and the U.S. have met for gold. The Canadians won 4-1 in 2011 in Calgary while the Americans scored a 1-0 win last December in Calgary, and a 3-2 overtime victory in 2009 in Charlottetown.