Game Summary

Pacific  4 - Czech Republic 5  (shootout)

Bronze Medal Game
Wednesday January 4, 2006
Regina, SK
Brandt Centre

CZECH REPUBLIC WINS BRONZE IN SHOOTOUT

By Keith Borkowsky

REGINA — Stanislav Polodna’s two shootout goals gave the Czech Republic a bronze-medal victory at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

As Polodna fired his shot through Pacific goalie Scott Orth’s legs, the entire Czech bench flooded the ice in celebration after the 5-4 win over Pacific Wednesday.

The Czechs took an early lead at the 1:38 mark of the opening frame. Tomas Karpov was wide open in front of the net and buried his power-play chance between Orth’s legs. Thomas Kundratek chipped in an assist.

That seemed to spark the Pacific offence into action. Kyle Turris fired a shot off  the post, beating Czech goalie Marek Benda for a power-play marker at the 2:27 mark. Zach Boychuk assisted.

Dustin Sylvester added another Pacific power-play goal from Thomas Hickey and Nick Ross at the 6:32 mark.

Petr Kafka’s pair of goals in the first and second periods gave the Czechs a short-lived 3-2 advantage, until Tyler Ennis netted the equalizer midway through the second frame.

Ross set up Pacific’s go-ahead goal 48 seconds into the third period, feeding Dana Tyrell at the side of the net with a cross-ice pass.

With 46.8 seconds left in the third period, extra-attacker Tomas Schmidt sniped a game-tying power-play goal for the Czechs. Kafka picked up his third point of the game with the lone assist.

Players of the game:
Pacific: Nick Ross
Czech Republic: Marek Benda

Box Score PAC
2
1
1
0 0
4
Compte CZE
2
1
1
0 1
5

First Period/Première période

Scoring/Buts:
1. CZE Karpov, (3) (Kundratek), 1:27 (PP)
1. PAC Turris, (3) (Boychuk), 2:27 (PP)
1. PAC Sylvester, (5) (Hickey, Ross), 6:32 (PP)
1. CZE Kafka, (2) , 7:39

Penalties/Pénalités:
1 - PAC Negrin, 0:38 - Hooking , 2 min (PP)
1 - CZE Paryzek, 2:01 - Interference , 2 min (PP)
1 - CZE Janacek, 3:05 - Hooking , 2 min (PP)
1 - CZE Maruna, 6:12 - Slashing , 2 min (PP)
1 - CZE Stoklasa, 9:54 - Tripping , 2 min (PP)
1 - CZE Stoklasa, 15:42 - Roughing , 2 min
1 - PAC Sylvester, 15:42 - Roughing , 2 min
1 - PAC Kerr, 18:52 - Cross Checking , 2 min (PP)

Second Period/Deuxième période

Scoring/Buts:
2. CZE Kafka, (3) (Indra), 8:29
2. PAC Ennis, (5) (Tyrell), 9:5

Penalties/Pénalités:
2 - PAC Bloodoff, 11:48 - Cross Checking , 2 min (PP)
2 - CZE Indra, 15:24 - Elbowing , 2 min (PP)
2 - CZE Havran, 19:29 - Tripping , 2 min (PP)

Third Period/Troisième période

Scoring/Buts:
3. PAC Tyrell, (3) (Ross), 0:48 (PP)
3. CZE Schmidt, (1) (Kafka), 19:13 (PP)

Penalties/Pénalités:
3 - CZE Stoklasa, 2:35 - Hooking , 2 min (PP)
3 - PAC Palazzo, 7:42 - Tripping , 2 min (PP)
3 - PAC Ehrhardt, 8:33 - Cross Checking , 2 min (PP)
3 - PAC Sonne, 19:07 - Roughing , 2 min (PP)

Overtime Period/Prolongation

Scoring/Buts:
None/Aucun

Penalties/Pénalités:
None/Aucun

Shootout/Shootout

Scoring/Buts:
Pacific
15 Dustin Sylvester No Goal
7 Thomas Hickey No Goal
17 Brandon Sutter Goal
18 Tyler Ennis No Goal
19 Kyle Turris No Goal
15 Dustin Sylvester No Goal
Total: 1

Czech Republic
16 Radek Vlasanek No Goal
13 Tomas Karpov No Goal
25 Petr Kafka No Goal
14 Marek Indra No Goal
18 Stanislav Polodna Goal
18 Stanislav Polodna Goal


Goaltenders PAC Orth, Scott
Gardiennes de but CZE Benda, Marek

Shots on Goal Team

1 p

2 p

3 p

OT

SO

Final

Shots on Goal PAC

-

-

-

-

-

-

Tirs au but SVK

-

-

-

-

-

-


Referee/Arbitre Dave Lewis-Ontario Hockey Federation
Linesmen/Juges des lignes Wolfe-Ontario Hockey Federation
Derek Fox Saskatchewan Hockey Association

Attendance/Assistance 1464
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