The Unite States will take on Canada for the title at the World Para Ice Hockey Championships in Ostrava ©Twitter

Defending champions Canada are set to face Paralympic gold medallists the United States in the final for the fourth consecutive World Para Ice Hockey Championships after both teams recorded comfortable semi-final wins in Ostrava.

Canada, bidding for a record-extending fifth world crown, thrashed Paralympic bronze medallists South Korea 10-0 at Ostravar Arena before a crowd of 8,600. 

The US were also in high-scoring form as they beat hosts the Czech Republic 10-2 in the day's second semi-final.

The result ensured the American side progressed to their sixth consecutive World Championships final.

Liam Hickey led the way for Canada, scoring four goals in his side's thumping victory over South Korea.

Tyler McGregor chipped in with two, while Rob Armstrong, Billy Bridges and Dominic Cozzolino also got on the scoresheet.

Canada thrashed South Korea 10-0 in their semi-final ©Para Ice Hockey/Twitter
Canada thrashed South Korea 10-0 in their semi-final ©Para Ice Hockey/Twitter

Canada were four up after the first period and extended their lead to 8-0 at the conclusion of the second stanza.

The Canadian side added two more in the final period to complete the rout against a hapless South Korean outfit.

The US, aiming for their first world title since 2015, ended the host nation's hopes of claiming the gold medal with a clinical performance.

Jack Wallace was the start of the show for the American team as he scored five, including four in the second period.

Declan Farmer continued his rich vein of scoring form with two goals, while Brody Roybal, Josh Pauls and Luke McDermott also found the net.

The tournament is due to conlcude tomorrow with the bronze and gold medal matches.