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Canada wins gold; U.S. comes in fifth

Updated: January 5, 2009, 11:43 PM ET
Associated Press

OTTAWA -- Canada won its fifth straight gold medal at the world junior hockey championships, beating Sweden 5-1 in the final Monday night.

The streak ties Canada's record of five consecutive titles in this tournament from 1993-97. Canada's 15th gold at the world juniors also matched Russia/Soviet Union for the all-time lead.

Canadian players jumped all over the ice to celebrate after the horn sounded to end their latest victory.

"There's nothing like it at all," forward John ...

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