Canadians lacked ‘maturity as a group’ in quarter-final loss to Finland at world juniors: Hockey Canada president

HELSINKI — A day after Canada lost 6-5 to Finland in the quarter-finals and finished with their worst performance at a world junior championship in 18 years, players and coaches were making final preparations to return home.

Carrying equipment bags and hockey sticks, players rode down elevators and walked around the lobby of the Scandic Park hotel looking stone-faced and not saying much. Most appeared exhausted, as though they had not slept since the tournament started.

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