TEAM BC KNOCKS OFF TEAM MANITOBA

Sat Nov 3

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Calgary, AB – Team BC skated to a 5-2 victory over Team Manitoba in final round-robin game of the 2012 Western Canada U-16 Challenge Cup on Saturday evening at Father David Bauer arena in Calgary, AB.  With the win, BC improves to 3-0 through round-robin play and will have home-ice advantage in Sunday’s Gold medal match-up versus Team Alberta.  Jakob Stukel scored twice and added an assist while Jansen Harkins, Tyler Soy and Nick Chyzowski each finished with a goal and an assist for Team BC.  Jackson Keane scored for Team Manitoba, who finish with an 0-3 record in round-robin play and will face Team Saskatchewan in the Bronze medal game on Sunday morning.  Markus Daly stopped 21 of 23 shots for BC in the victory.

BRITISH COLUMBIA 5, MANITOBA 2

First Period
1 – MB – Keane (Purtill), 5:04
2 – MB – Anderson (Shearer, Nell), 6:24
3 – BC – Soy (Wotherspoon), 11:44
4 – BC – Stukel (Harkins, Chyzowski), 14:06

Second Period
5 – BC – Harkins (Musil, Stukel), 7:49
6 – BC – Chyzowski (Soy, Reddekopp) SH, 11:26

Third Period
7 – Stukel, 17:18

SOG:
BC: 12, 8, 7 = 27
MB: 12, 7, 4 = 23

Goalies:
Daly (BC) – 21/23
Verhelst (MB) – 22/27

Players of the Game:
BC - Stukel
MB – Keane

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For more information on the 2012 Western Canada Under-16 Challenge Cup, CLICK HERE

GAME SCHEDULE:
*All games will take place at Father David Bauer arena (Calgary, AB)

Thursday, November 1
Game #1 – Saskatchewan 6 - Manitoba 3
Game #2 – British Columbia 4 - Alberta 3 S/O 

Friday, November 2
Game #3 – British Columbia 4 - Saskatchewan 1
Game #4 – Alberta 8 - Manitoba 1

Saturday, November 3
Game #5 – Alberta 3 – Saskatchewan 0
Game #6 –British Columbia 5 – Manitoba 2

Sunday, November 4
Game #7 – BRONZE MEDAL GAME; Manitoba @ Saskatchewan, 9:30am MST
Game #8 – GOLD MEDAL GAME; Alberta @ British Columbia, 1:00pm MST