Canada loses 5-1 to the U.S.

Tweeps roll over, go back to sleep

Spoiler alert: Canada loses 5-1 to U.S. in World Junior Hockey semi-finals

Team Canada will play for the bronze on Saturday after losing to Team USA today. And while armchair athletes debate what happened, the rest of us can go back to sleep:

Storified by Maclean’s Magazine· Thu, Jan 03 2013 05:01:20

Semi finals. Go hard or go home. #WJC2013Malcolm Subban
Bring it on world juniors Hewitt
Up all night to watch the world juniors semi’s #CanadaVsUSA #wtb O’Rourke
And we’re off – World Juniors Canada vs USA #letsgocanada #nextlevel Sports
Team Canada was behind 4 – 0 after 40 minutes of play. In the words of one sports writer: “They were flatter than borscht on a plate.”
Bout to have a good cry.. #CanadaLost #WorldJuniorsDylan Bandi
Boys giving up on Team Canada #2013WJC #CanadaVsUSA Phillips
Final score: 5 – 1: 
Great job John and Team USA! 5-1 victory over Canada! #worldjuniors #wjc #gohomecanada #johngibsonSami Jones
Thanks for the tourney Team Canada, it was my hockey fix for now and it was an exceptionally played tournament. Thank You. Congratulations to Team USA! #teamcanada #teamusa #worldjuniors #sports #hockey #good #game #nhlRadeen
unbelievable! USA upsets the Canadians 5-1 in the world juniors in Russia #crazy #2013WJC #CanadavsUSAnick chim
USA wins!!!! Gold medal game next #worldjuniors #gousa #canadaisoverrated #upsetoftournamentBlake Warye
Team Canada should have put one of these in the net today @BenMead14 it would have been a closer game thats for sure rose✈
Team Canada will play for bronze in World Juniors after 5-1 loss to USA.Courtney Ketchen
A sampling of the response from Canada fans: 
Ruh Roh Team Canada! #WJC #Shaggy Spencer NEI
This is Team Canada right now Hunt
Has anyone seen Team Canada? #tsn #WJC2013 Cheapy
… some consolation:
At least something good came out of staying up for world juniors #cakes McKitrick
And good news: THIS:
(Don’t worry every1 Canada will win becuz I now am sporting (wearing)) my only item of team canada apparel ur welcome Lobson

Here’s the Star’s game report for those who want all the details.

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