World Under-17 Hockey Challenge: Day Five Recap – Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014

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Jeremy Fraser

The final day of round robin play took place on Thursday at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Cape Breton, N.S. Team Quebec, Russia, Pacific and United States wrapped up round robin with wins.

Game 17: Team West Vs. Team Quebec:

NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. – Nicolas Roy had a goal and two assists to lead Team Quebec to a 4-1 victory over Team West at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge at the Emera Centre.

Brandon Gignac, Samuel Blier and David Henley also scored single markers for Team Quebec.

Cameron Hebig had the lone goal for Team West in the game.

Olivier Tremblay made 23 saves in the win for Team Quebec, while Logan Flodell turned aside 26 of 30 shots in the loss for Team West.

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Game 18: Team Atlantic Vs. Team Russia:

SYDNEY, N.S. –  Aleksandr Zhebelev had a pair of goals as Team Russia defeated Team Atlantic 5-3 at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge at Centre 200.

Artur Tyanulin, Denis Gurianov and Artem Rozhkovskiy also buried goals for Team Russia.

Cameron Lee, William Bower and Alexandre Jacob replied with goals for Team Atlantic.

Nikita Kolesnikov made 27 saves in the win for Team Russia, while Blade Mann-Dixon turned aside 38 of 43 shots in the loss for Team Atlantic.

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Game 19: Team Sweden Vs. Team Pacific:

NORTH SYDNEY, N.S. – Adam Musil and Brad Morrison each had a goal and an assist as Team Pacific clinched first place in Group ‘B’ with a 3-1 victory over Team Sweden at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge at the Emera Centre.

Glenn Gawdin also added a goal for Team Pacific.

Filip Ahl notched the only goal in the game for Team Sweden.

Zach Sawchenko made 25 saves in the win for Team Pacific, while Felix Sandström turned aside 37 of 40 shots in the loss for Team Sweden.

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Game 20: Team United States Vs. Team Ontario:

SYDNEY, N.S. – The United States scored four unanswered goals in the third period to beat Team Ontario 6-2 at the 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge at Centre 200.

Colin White had a pair of goals, while Auston Matthews, Luke Kirwan, Matthew Tkachuk and Jack Roslovic scored single markers for Team United States.

Brett McKenzie and Dylan Strome answered with goals for Team Ontario.

Luke Opilka made 22 saves in the win for Team United States, while Ben Blacker turned aside 48 of 54 shots in the loss for Team Ontario.

The 2014 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge continues on Friday with the 9th place, 7th place and 5th place games taking place, while the semi-final games will take place 6 p.m. (EST) at the Emera Centre in North Sydney, N.S. and Centre 200 in Sydney, N.S.

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

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