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Smith leads Canada to 9-1 win over Japan at Winter Universiade

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According to the 2013 Winter Universiade website, University of Calgary Dinos' forward Jenna Smith of Swift Current, Saskatchewan registered four assists on Monday as Canada defeated Japan 9-1 in women's hockey action at the 2013 Winter Universiade in Trentino, Italy.

Smith assisted on team Canada's opening goal in the first period by Amanda Parkins, and then notched a second assist on a goal by Parkins in the second period as well. In the third period, Smith then recorded assists on two goals by Alexa Normore.

With the victory, Canada improves to 5-0 after outscoring their opponents 57-2 in the round robin. Canada also beat the United States 9-1 on Sunday.

Team Canada will now play in the semi-finals on Wednesday.

In men's hockey action, Team Canada will play Slovakia in the quarterfinals on Wednesday after losing 4-2 to Kazakhstan on Sunday. The Canadians dropped to 2-1 in the Group C standings and had to settle for second place.

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