OTTAWA - Canada advanced to the final of the women's world hockey championship with an 8-1 semifinal win over Russia on Monday.
Canada will face the United States for gold Tuesday.
Marie-Philip Poulin led the host country with a pair of goals.
Scoring also came from Haley Irwin, Natalie Spooner, Jennifer Wakefield, Jayna Hefford, Meghan Agosta-Marciano and Rebecca Johnston.
Shannon Szabados made 18 saves for the win.
The U.S. defeated Finland 3-0 in the other semifinal.
It will be the 15th time Canada and the U.S. have clashed for gold at the world championship.