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Matt Higgins' power-play goal lifts Canada to 5-4 win over Germany

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Germany\'s goalkeeper Alexander Jung parries a shot by Canada\'s Steve Kariya during the match for third place of the Ice hockey Germany Cup between Germany and Canada in Hannover, northern Germany, Sunday. (AP/Eckehard Schulz) Author: The Hockey News

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Matt Higgins' power-play goal lifts Canada to 5-4 win over Germany

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The goal came 5:10 after Steve Kelly tied the game with a short-handed goal for Canada.

Francois Methot got the Canadians on the board with a short-handed goal at 8:26 of the first period.

Canada took a 2-1 lead with Jamie Pollock's power-play goal, and after surrendering a tying goal, Francois Bouchard put the Canadians ahead again 3-2.

The Germans would score twice in the second period to take a 4-3 lead into the third, setting the stage for Canada's third-period comeback.

Steve Kariya finished with three assists for the Canadians.

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Matt Higgins' power-play goal lifts Canada to 5-4 win over Germany