EDGE – GOLD CAPTURES VARSITY DIVISION BRONZE MEDAL AFTER WIN OVER BANFF
CALGARY, Alta. – Branson Schneider stopped 13 shots for the shutout, Aidan Keane grabbed two assists and three different goal –scorers paced Edge School – Gold to a 3-0 win over the Banff Hockey Academy to capture the World Sport School Challenge Varsity Division bronze medal on Wednesday.
Goaltender Michael Lenko kept Banff in the game in the first period, stopping all 12 shots he faced, as Edge – Gold held a 12-3 shot-advantage, however, the teams went to the dressing room scoreless after 20 minutes.
Edge – Gold finally were able to solve Lenko in the second period, as Chase Althen opened the scoring 7:47 into the frame and Hayden Ursulak added another goal just under seven minutes later, making it 2-0 after two periods. Edge – Gold outshot Banff by a count of 15-2 in the period, giving them a total of 27 shots through 40 minutes, while Banff only mustered five shots on Edge – Gold goaltender Schneider.
Just 29 seconds into the third period, Austin Holmes made it 3-0 with an insurance-goal for Edge – Gold and Schneider continued to shut the door the rest of the way, making eight saves in the final period, securing the win.
Edge – Gold went 2-1 in the preliminary round, which included an 8-2 win over Banff on Day 1. After getting a bye straight to the semifinals, they were upset by the Okanagan Hockey Academy setting up the bronze medal game with Banff, who were 7-2 losers to Rothesay Netherwood School in their semifinal game after defeating SISEC by a score of 4-1 in the quarter-finals. Banff went 1-2 in the preliminary round.
|Game Information/Renseignements sur le match|
|Game #/No. de match||15 - Varsity
|Arena/Aréna||Markin MacPhail Centre - Rink B
|Date||Wed. Jan 2, 2013
||Time/Heure||11:30 AM. MT
|Goals & Penalties/Buts et pénalités|
|First Period/Première période
08:42 EDG-G 6 Chas Mcarthur (Slashing)
|Second Period/Deuxième période
07:47 EDG-G 14 Chase Althen (21 Kade Jensen)
14:20 EDG-G 16 Hayden Ursulak (11 Aidan Keane)
02:24 EDG-G 21 Kade Jensen (Interference)
02:24 BHA 11 Yannis Soukas (Tripping)
05:02 BHA 14 Marc Janisch (Hooking)
07:47 BHA 20 Billy Wildman (Roughing)
09:16 BHA 11 Yannis Soukas (Checking to the Head)
11:16 BHA 11 Yannis Soukas (Checking to the Head)
15:06 BHA 2 Tomas Sak (Charging)
|Third Period/Troisième période
00:29 EDG-G 19 Austin Holmes (11 Aidan Keane)
12:55 EDG-G 14 Chase Althen (Interference)
18:22 EDG-G 19 Austin Holmes (Holding)
|Goaltenders/Gardien(ne)s de but|
|BHA||30 Michael Lenko||On 1/00:00||Off 3/20:00|
|EDG-G||30 Branson Schneider||On 1/00:00||Off 3/20:00|
|Shots on Goal/Tirs au but||1||2||3||Total|
|Players of the Game/Joueur(se) du match|
|BHA||11 Aidan Keane|
|EDG-G||30 Michael Lenko|