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Team Canada forward Mark Stone, right, celebrates his goal with teammate Freddie Hamilton, left, while playing against Team Switzerland during first period exhibition hockey action in preparation for the upcoming IIHF World Junior Championships in Red Deer, Alta., on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011. (Nathan Denette/THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Team Canada forward Mark Stone, right, celebrates his goal with teammate Freddie Hamilton, left, while playing against Team Switzerland during first period exhibition hockey action in preparation for the upcoming IIHF World Junior Championships in Red Deer, Alta., on Thursday, Dec. 22, 2011. (Nathan Denette/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Canada tunes up with a rout Add to ...

Devante Smith-Pelly scored twice Thursday as Canada hammered Switzerland 7-1 in a IIFH world junior hockey championship pre-tournament game.

Canada improved to 2-0 in exhibition action and wraps up its pre-tournament schedule with a game against Sweden on Friday.

Boone Jenner, Mark Stone, Freddie Hamilton, Tanner Pearson and Ryan Strome also scored for Canada. Jaden Schwartz, named Canada's captain earlier Thursday, added two assists.

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Samuel Walser replied for Switzerland, which allowed seven goals for the second straight night. Switzerland lost an exhibition game to the United States 7-2 on Wednesday.

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