World Under-17 Hockey Challenge: Day Three Recap – Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013

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Jeremy Fraser

Day three of the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge saw Team Russia, Czech Republic, United Sates and Sweden pick up wins in their contests.

Game Nine: Team Germany Vs. Team Russia:

PORT HAWESBURY, N.S. – Artur Tyanulin had two goals and two assists to lead Team Russia to a 7-2 victory over Team Germany at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre.

Denis Alekseev, Denis Tsukanov, Ivan Emets, Denis Gurianov and Dmitry Zhukenov also scored goals for Team Russia.

Lois Spitzner and Philipp Halbauer replied with goals for Team Germany.

Nikita Kolesnikov made 26 saves in the win for Team Russia, while Cody Brenner turned aside 36 of 43 shots in the loss for Team Germany.

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Game 10: Team West Vs. Team Czech Republic:

NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. – David Kase buried two goals as Team Czech Republic got by Team West 5-2 at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge at the Emera Centre.

Filip Dvorak, Filip Chlapik and Daniel Krenzelok also netted goals for Team Czech Republic.

Jayden Halbgewachs and Keegan Kolesar scored single markers for Team West.

Daniel Vladar made 32 saves in the win for Team Czech Republic, while Tyson Verhelst turned aside 13 of 18 shots in the loss for Team West.

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Game 11: Team Atlantic Vs. Team United States:

SYDNEY, N.S. – Colin White’s five point performance, which featured two goals, led Team United States to a 9-1 win over Team Atlantic at the World Under-17 Hockey Championship at Centre 200.

Jeremy Bracco buried a pair of goals, while Auston Matthews, Luke Kirwan, Luke Kunin, Christian Evers and Christian Fischer also scored goals for Team United States.

Kyle Ward had the lone marker for Team Atlantic in the game.

Michael Lackey made 20 saves in the win for Team United States, while Frederic Foulem turned aside 46 of 55 shots in the loss for Team Atlantic.

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Game 12: Team Quebec Vs. Team Sweden:

NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. –  Regulation time was not enough to determine the winner between Team Quebec and Team Sweden, however the Sweds took the game 3-2 in a shootout.

Oliver Erixon and Joel Ek Eriksson had goals in regulation for Team Sweden.

Nicolas Roy and Anthony Beauvillier each had goals for Team Quebec.

Felix Sandström made 49 saves in the win for Team Sweden, while Olivier Tremblay turned aside 41 of 43 shots in the loss for Team Quebec.

Action gets back underway at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge on Wednesday when Team Germany faces Team Atlantic, Team West plays Team Sweden, Team Russia battles Team Ontario, and Team Pacific takes on Team Czech Republic.

Watch The Q News for daily recaps following completion of all games.

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