Canada falls to Slovakia at IIHF World Hockey Championship

Disaster has struck for the third year in a row for Canada at the worlds.

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Team Sweden celebrates a victory during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game against Team Slovakia at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Team Sweden defeated Team Slovakia 8-3. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Oliver Kylington #7 of Team Sweden falls in front of the puck with Marian Studenic #12 of Team Slovakia skating close behind during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Team Sweden defeated Team Slovakia 8-3. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Lias Andersson #15 of Team Sweden (right) celebrates his third period goal with teammates during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game against Team Slovakia at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Team Sweden defeated Team Slovakia 8-3. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Marian Studenic #12 of Team Slovakia and Gabriel Carlsson #9 of Team Sweden skate after the puck around the boards during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Team Sweden defeated Team Slovakia 8-3. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Adam Ruzicka #20 of Team Slovakia gets the puck past goaltender Felix Sandstrom #1 of Team Sweden during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Team Sweden defeated Team Slovakia 8-3. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Adam Ruzicka #20 of Team Slovakia celebrates his third period goal during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game against Team Sweden at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Team Sweden defeated Team Slovakia 8-3. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Martin Bodak #3 of Team Slovakia plays the puck over the stick of Lucas Carlsson #23 of Team Sweden during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Team Sweden defeated Team Slovakia 8-3. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Felix Sandstrom #1 of Team Sweden watches the puck during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game against Team Slovakia at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Alexander Nylander #19 of Team Sweden tries to capitalize on a rebound near goaltender Adam Huska #30 of Team Slovakia during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Carl Grundstrom #16 of Team Sweden plays the puck past Oliver Kosecky #4 of Team Slovakia during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Team Sweden celebrates a goal in the second period during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game against Team Sweden at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Martin Bodak #3 of Team Slovakia gets the stick on the face of Joel Eriksson Ek #20 of Team Sweden during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Fredrik Karlstrom #17 of Team Sweden gets a backhanded shot past goaltender Adam Huska #30 of Team Slovakia during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Carl Grundstrom #16 of Team Sweden looks to shoot the puck on Adam Huska #30 of Team Slovakia during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Carl Grundstrom #16 of Team Sweden skates the puck against Martin Fehervary #6 of Team Slovakia during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Erik Cernak #14 of Team Slovakia challenges Rasmus Asplund #18 of Team Sweden during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Adam Huska #30 of Team Slovakia makes a pad save near Carl Grundstrom #16 of Team Sweden during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Goaltender Adam Huska #30 of Team Slovakia defends his net during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game against Team Sweden at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Rasmus Dahlin #8 of Team Sweden and Miroslav Struska #25 of Team Slovakia chase the puck into the boards during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Carl Grundstrom #16 of Team Sweden celebrates his first period goal with teammates on the bench during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game against Team Slovakia at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Tim Soderlund #29 of Team Sweden celebrates his first period goal with teammates on the bench during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game against Team Slovakia at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Goaltender Adam Huska #30 of Team Slovakia remains focused as he watches the puck during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game against Team Sweden at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Goaltender Adam Huska #30 of Team Slovakia watches as teammate Andrej Hatala #16 handles the puck during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game against Team Sweden at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Sweden v Slovakia - Quarterfinal - 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Joel Eriksson Ek #20 of Team Sweden celebrates his first period goal with teammates on the bench during the 2017 IIHF World Junior Championship quarterfinal game Team Slovakia at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2017 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

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MONTREAL, QC - DECEMBER 27: Jesse Puljujarvi #13 of Team Finland looks on during the 2015 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship game against Team Slovakia at the Bell Centre on December 27, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Team Slovakia defeated Team Finland 2-1. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Ice Hockey - 2016 IIHF World Championship Group B

2016 IIHF World Championship - Group B - Canada v Slovakia - St. Petersburg, Russia - 14/5/16 - Taylor Hall of Canada in action with Julius Hudacek of Slovakia. REUTERS/Maxim Zmeyev

Canada's forward Taylor Hall (R) skates by Slovakia's goalie Julius Hudacek after a goal during the group B preliminary round game at the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Saint Petersburg on May 14, 2016

Canada's forward Taylor Hall (R) skates by Slovakia's goalie Julius Hudacek after a goal during the group B preliminary round game at the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Saint Petersburg on May 14, 2016 (AFP Photo/Alexander Nemenov)

Canada's forward Boone Jenner (R) attacks Slovakia's goalie Julius Hudacek (L) and forward Tomas Marcinko (top L) during the group B preliminary round game at the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Saint Petersburg on May 14, 2016

Canada's forward Boone Jenner (R) attacks Slovakia's goalie Julius Hudacek (L) and forward Tomas Marcinko (top L) during the group B preliminary round game at the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship in Saint Petersburg on May 14, 2016 (AFP Photo/Alexander Nemenov)

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Canada's Nic Petan scored a hat trick against Slovakia. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/HHOF-IIHF Images)

Nic Petan

Canada's Nic Petan scored a hat trick against Slovakia. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/HHOF-IIHF Images)

Max Domi #16 of Team Canada tries to break free from Erik Cernak #14 of Team Slovakia

MONTREAL, QC - DECEMBER 26: Max Domi #16 of Team Canada tries to break free from Erik Cernak #14 of Team Slovakia during the 2015 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championship game at the Bell Centre on December 26, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Team Canada defeated Team Slovakia 8-0. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Slovakia vs. Czech Republic

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Team Slovakia raises their sticks in appreciation towards the fans after defeating Team Czech Republic in a quarterfinal round during the 2015 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Team Slovakia defeated Team Czech Republic 3-0. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Slovakia vs. Czech Republic

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Peter Cehlarik #22 of Team Slovakia celebrates his goal in a quarterfinal round during the 2015 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships against Team Czech Republic at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Team Slovakia defeated Team Czech Republic 3-0. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Czech Republic vs. Slovakia

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: David Soltes #21 of Team Slovakia plays the puck near Dominik Masin #27 of Team Czech Republic in a quarterfinal round during the 2015 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Czech Republic vs. Slovakia

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Pavel Zacha #14 of Team Czech Republic takes down Mislav Rosandic #4 of Team Slovakia while chasing the puck in a quarterfinal round during the 2015 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Czech Republic vs. Slovakia

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Patrik Bacik #15 of Team Slovakia tries to carry the puck with Patrik Zdrahal following behind in a quarterfinal round during the 2015 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Czech Republic vs. Slovakia

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Miroslav Svoboda #1 of Team Czech Republic reaches behind him for the puck in a quarterfinal round during the 2015 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships against Team Slovakia at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Czech Republic vs. Slovakia

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Michal Kabac #27 of Team Slovakia scores a goal on Miroslav Svoboda #1 of Team Czech Republic in a quarterfinal round during the 2015 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Czech Republic vs. Slovakia

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Patrik Bacik #15 of Team Slovakia takes down David Pastrnak #9 of Team Czech Republic while chasing the puck in a quarterfinal round during the 2015 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

Czech Republic vs. Slovakia

MONTREAL, QC - JANUARY 02: Ondrej Kase #25 of Team Czech Republic manages to get the puck past goaltender Denis Godla #30 of Team Slovakia but hits the post in a quarterfinal round during the 2015 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships at the Bell Centre on January 2, 2015 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Minas Panagiotakis/Getty Images)

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