Canada East takes on U.S.A. today in Fort St. John

The World Junior A Challenge returns to Fort St. John tonight for a round-robin game between Canada East and U.S.A. at the North Peace Arena. 

It's a battle for first place, as U.S.A. is 2-0 so far, while Canada is 1-0-1. 

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The Americans kicked off the tournament with a 3-2 win over Canada West on December 7, before beating the Czech Republic 5-4 on December 9. 

Meanwhile, Canada East lost to Russia in overtime, 3-2, on December 7, but regrouped with a dominating 5-1 performance over Canada West on December 8. 

Tickets for tonight's game will be available at the arena starting at 3 p.m. today. Puck drop is at 7. 

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