GANGNEUNG, Korea, Republic Of — Canada's Kevin Koe will have to settle for a chance at winning a bronze medal in men's curling at the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics.
The Calgary skip fell 5-3 to John Shuster of the United States in Thursday's semifinal.
The Americans will now take on Niklas Edin in Saturday's final after Sweden downed Switzerland's Peter de Cruz 9-3 in the other semi. The bronze-medal game between Canada and the Swiss goes Friday.
Switzerland beat Canada 8-6 in the round-robin portion of the tournament.
Canadian men had won three straight Olympic curling gold medals — Brad Jacobs (2014), Kevin Martin (2010) and Brad Gushue (2006) — while never missing a final at the Games since the sport was reintroduced in 1998.
The Canadian Press