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Canada shuts out Czechs for fourth Spengler Cup in five years

Last Updated Dec 31, 2019 at 2:28 pm MDT

Team Canada's Kris Versteeg celebrates after scoring 3:0 during the game between HC Ambri-Piotta at the 93th Spengler Cup ice hockey tournament in Davos, Switzerland, Monday, Dec.31, 2019. (Melanie Duchene/Keystone via AP)

DAVOS, Switzerland — Canada has won the Spengler Cup for the fourth time in the past five years.

The national men’s hockey team defeated Trinec Ocelari of the Czech Republic 4-0 in the final of the annual Christmas tournament today.

The Canadians went 4-0 at this year’s tournament.

Canada lost last year’s final in a shootout against KalPa Kuopio of Finland.

The Canadians have now won the Spengler Cup 16 times.

Skating with Team Canada is Scottie Upshall from Fort McMurray, Alta.

This article contains excerpts from The Canadian Press.