Canada’s National Sledge Team defeats Norway 8-0

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Canada’s National Sledge Team defeats Norway 8-0 at the International Ice Sledge Hockey Tournament to advance to the semifinals after going undefeated in preliminary round action.

  • Tyler McGregor (Forest, Ont.) led the Canadian squad with five points (two goals, three assists), while Dom Cozzolino (Mississauga, Ont.) and Adam Dixon (Midland, Ont.) both picked up two goals. Mathieu Trudeau (Candiac, Que.) and Billy Bridges (Summerside, P.E.I) also scored in Canada’s victory, while Dominic Larocque (Quebec City, Que.) earned his second tournament shut-out victory in goal.
  • Full game stats are available here on the Hockey Canada website.

Next game:

Semifinal – Dec. 11 (9 a.m. ET/6 a.m. PT) – Canada vs. Norway

 

Quotes:

 

“We had a lot of guys step up tonight. All of our wins so far have come by committee, and it is important to have everybody playing their best heading into the medal round.”

–        McGregor, player of the game for Team Canada

“We played smart and as a team. We set a high pace and played with structure, which resulted in goals. Now we are moving on, and focusing on the semifinals.”

–        Head coach Ken Babey (Saskatoon, Sask.)

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