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Slovakia ousts Canada at worlds

Updated: May 17, 2012, 12:22 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

HELSINKI -- San Jose Sharks center Michal Handzus scored the winning goal on a tip-in as Slovakia beat Canada Thursday 4-3 in the quarterfinals of the ice hockey world championships.

"Our boys didn't want to go home yet," Slovakia coach Vladimir Vujtek said.

It is the first time in history Canada has made an early exit from the tournament on three straight occasions. It lost in the quarterfinals in 2010 and 2011.

Tomas Kopecky of the Florida Panthers opened the scoring ...

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