URSULAK SCORES TWICE AND ADDS ASSIST AS EDGE SCHOOL-GOLD ROMPS BANFF 8-2
CALGARY, Alta. – Hayden Ursulak scored twice and added one assist, Luke Milnthorp and Austin Holmes both added one goal and one assist as Edge School-Gold opened up the World School Sport Challenge with a lopsided 8-2 win over the Banff Hockey Academy in Varsity Division play on Friday.
Edge School-Gold came out of the gates firing on all cylinders, scoring three goals on their first five shots, opening up a 3-0 lead just 3:52 into the game on goals from Luke Milnthorp, Austin Holmes and Colton Buckler.
Kade Jensen would add to the Edge School-Gold lead just over four minutes into the second period with an accurate wrist shot from the point on the power-play to make it 4-0. Wesley Howery added another goal late in the second period to send Edge School-Gold to the dressing room with a 5-0 lead after 40 minutes.
Banff looked like they were about to mount a comeback in the third period, cutting the lead to 5-2 on goals from Tomas Sak and Devon Cardinal-Jackson, however Edge School-Gold would come right back as Ursulak scored twice in 14 seconds and Chase Althen added another to restore a commanding lead and seal the 8-2 victory, outshooting Banff 44-16 on the night as Banff goaltender Michael Lenko made 36 saves in net.
Edge School-Gold will look to improve to 2-0 against Rothesay Netherwood School on Saturday in the first game of the day at the WSSC, while later in day; the Banff Hockey Academy will face the Swiss International Sports & Education Center in a battle of teams looking for their first victory at the WSSC.
|Game Information/Renseignements sur le match|
|Game #/No. de match||2 - Varsity
|Arena/Aréna||Markin MacPhail Centre - Rink A
|Date||Tues. Jan. 1, 2013
||Time/Heure||3:30 P.M. MT
|Goals & Penalties/Buts et pénalités|
|First Period/Première période
02:01 EDG-G 3 Luke Milnthorp (2 Connor Wilson)
03:14 EDG-G 19 Austin Holmes (11 Aidan Keane, 5 Tyler Severson)
03:52 EDG-G 9 Colton Buckler (3 Luke Milnthorp)
08:31 EDG-G 14 Chase Althen (Slashing)
17:48 EDG-G 16 Hayden Ursulak (Interference)
|Second Period/Deuxième période
04:17 EDG-G 21 Kade Jensen (11 Aidan Keane) PP
15:03 EDG-G 4 Wesley Howery (6 Chas Mcarthur, 16 Hayden Ursulak)
02:23 BHA 20 Billy Wildman (Tripping)
03:10 BHA 12 Anders Flotten (Slashing)
19:29 EDG-G 16 Hayden Ursulak (Checking to the Head)
|Third Period/Troisième période
00:29 BHA 2 Tomas Sak (3 Alex Przibislawszky-Bodo, 14 Marc Janisch) PP
08:31 BHA 5 Devon Cardinal-Jackson (22 Jorge Abin)
08:47 EDG-G 16 Hayden Ursulak
09:01 EDG-G 16 Hayden Ursulak (19 Austin Holmes)
13:17 EDG-G 14 Chase Althen (7 Chris Westlund, 15 William Reynish) PP
12:41 BHA 20 Billy Wildman (Checking to the Head)
18:26 EDG-G 6 Chas Mcarthur (Tripping)
19:55 BHA 2 Tomas Sak (Checking to the Head)
|Goaltenders/Gardien(ne)s de but|
|Shots on Goal/Tirs au but||1||2||3||Total|
|Players of the Game/Joueur(se) du match|
||2 Tomas Sak|