Nolan Foote scored 2 objectives and an assist as Canada's junior men's hockey team beat Finland 4-2 in exhibit play on Monday in Ostrava, Czech Republic.
Ty Dellandrea and Kevin Bahl likewise scored for Canada after Finland had connected it at 2-2 with a pair of objectives early in the third. Alexis Lafreniere added 2 helps for the Canadians.
Canada finished pre-world junior championship action at 2-0 after wins over Switzerland and ruling competition champ Finland. The Finns beat Canada in the quarter-finals last year in Vancouver en route to gold.
Hofer replaced Nico Daws in Canada's net midway through the 2nd. Justus Annunen and Kari Piiroinen divided goaltending duties for Finland.
Canada opens the world juniors on Thursday against the United States at 1 p.m. ET. Finland also begins play on Boxing Day, facing Sweden.