NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. –
In a game that showcased the leading junior prospects in Western Canada, Team Pacific (BC and Alberta) handily defeated Team West (Alberta and Saskatchewan), 6-2 on Monday.
Matteo Gennaro scored twice and added an assist, and Giorgio Estephan and Tyler Soy had a goal and a helper each to pace the offence as Pacific scored four times in the first period to earn its first win in an all-Canadian match-up.
The team lost its opener 4-3 to Quebec.
(Full details: Pacific 6 – West 3 )
Next up is a game against Czech on at 9:00 am Pacific Time, New Years Day.
The tournament features 5 Canadian regional teams and 5 national teams: Russia, Czech, Germany, Swedin and USA.
Games are being webcast (and archived) at http://www.hockeycanada.ca/en-ca/National-Championships/Men/World-U17/2014