Aug 16,2014(ISN) – Victoria, BC – The Victoria Royals would like to congratulate forward Tyler Soy who
has won a gold medal with Team Canada’s National Summer Under-18 Team after
defeating Team Czech Republic 6-2 in the final of the 2014 Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup.
The victory marks Soy’s first international gold medal while Team Canada picked up
its seventh consecutive title at the Ivan Hlinka Memorial Cup. In five tournament
games, Soy notched six points (2g-4a) and two penalty minutes.
Soy, a 5-11 center, recently completed his rookie season with the Royals in which he
posted 30 points (15g-15a) over 65 games played. Named the club’s 2013-14 Rookie of
the Year, Soy also notched two goals and one assist in nine games during the 2014
WHL Playoffs. The Cloverdale, BC native was selected by the Royals with the eighth
overall pick of the 2012 WHL Bantam Draft.
Soy has been involved with Hockey Canada’s Program of Excellence before. Last year,
Soy helped Team Pacific to a silver medal at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey
Challenge in Sydney, Nova Scotia. Soy finished the tournament with five points
(2g-3a) in six games played.