Wednesday, 5 November 2014

U17 Preliminary Round Ends

Canada-White captain Tanner Kaspick (Photo Credit:
Bruce Smith / Hockey Canada Images)
  It's a day off Wednesday at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge after teams wrapped up their preliminary round Tuesday in Sarnia-Lambton, Ontario.

  Wheat Kings' defenceman Kale Clague scored in Canada-Black's 4-3 win over Finland; Brandon product Tanner Kaspick and Canada-White doubled Russia 4-2 and Wheat Kings' forward Nolan Patrick had two assists for Canada-Red in their 7-3 loss to the United States.

  Canada-Black finished with a 1-1-0-1 record; Canada-White at 1-1-1-0 and Canada-Red at 2-1-0-0.

  The quarter-finals Thursday will have Canada-Black facing the U.S.; Canada-White against Sweden; Canada-Red versus Russia and Slovakia against Finland.

  By the way, the U.S. team features Wheat Kings' draft picks Ryan Lindgren and Joey Anderson.

  Lindgren has one assist in three games while Anderson has two helpers in three contests.

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