The Czechs were able to recover from 0:2 thanks to goals from Jiri Kuliha and Jakub Kos. Earlier, the hosts scored Dylan Gunter and Shane Wright. Well, the decisive goal in extra time was scored by Gunther, who scored a double in this way.
The Canadians won the World Junior Championships for the 20th time and won gold for the second time in a row, defending the title. The best sharpshooter at the end of the competition was Canadian Connor Berard, who recorded nine goals in seven games. Additionally, Berard led the way with 14 assists in a battle of tournament top scorers and assists (23).