The Canadian squad led by skip Kevin Koe of the Glencoe Club in Calgary, defeated Germany 11-5 on Wednesday evening and then Scotland 7-5 on Thursday morning.
With the victory over Scotland and the 6-4 victory by China over Japan on Thursday morning, Canada clinched second place after the round robin with a record of 8-3.
The Canadians will now play Norway (10-1) in the 1-2 page playoff game Friday evening at 9:00 p.m. The winner will go directly to the gold medal final on Sunday at 1:00 a.m. mountain time, with the loser to play the winner of the 3-4 page playoff game in the semi-final on Saturday at 2:00 a.m. mountain time.
On Thursday, Sweden defeated Japan 8-7 in the fourth place tie-breaker. Sweden will now play Switzerland in the 3-4 page playoff game. Sweden lost 8-6 to Switzerland on Wednesday morning.