Monday, January 25, 2013
NSWC Peewee A1 came out of Chicago with a 2-2-1 record against top competition from USA hockey hot beds.
The team tied Cleveland Barons 2-2 in their first game of the Durham Hockey Institute tourney, then dropped their second contest against #1 ranked Chicago Mission, 3-0 later the same day.
The next day the Hawks shut out Team Illinois 3-0 and downed Anaheim Jr. Ducks 2-1.
The team closed their series against #3 ranked Minutemen Flames (Boston area), losing 3-2.
Chicago Mission tied Minutemen Flames 5-5 in their first game of the tourney, and then beat them 5-3 in their fourth game; to post the best record in the round robin tourney, at 4-0-1.
NSWC was the only Canadian team in the DHI tourney, run by former NHLers Keith and Wayne Primeau.