AUBÉ-KUBEL SCORES TWICE, QUEBEC OPENS WITH WIN OVER ATLANTIC
VICTORIAVILLE, QUE. – Nicolas Aubé-Kubel (Sorel, Que./Val-d’Or, LHJMQ) scored twice in the second period to pace the offence as Quebec opened the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge with a 5-2 win over Atlantic in an all-Canadian match-up on Saturday night.
It was Quebec’s first game on home ice at the U17 tournament since the 1994 event in Amos, Que. The World Under-17 Hockey Challenge originated as the Quebec Esso Cup and was hosted in the province in 1986, 1988, 1990 and 1994.
Julien Nantel (Laval, Que./Laval-Montreal, LHMAAAQ), Anthony Richard (Trois-Rivières, Que./Trois-Rivières, LHMAAAQ) and Nicolas Hébert (Longueuil, Que./Rimouski, LHJMQ) had the other goals for Quebec, which beat Atlantic in its tournament opener for the third year in a row.
Jonathan Deschamps (Trois-Rivières, Que./Sherbrooke, LHJMQ) joined Aubé-Kubel as the only Quebec skaters with multiple points, picking up two assists.
Clark Bishop (St. John’s, N.L./Cape Breton, LHJMQ) scored both goals for Atlantic, both coming on the power play. The loss was the seventh in a row for Atlantic in its opening game, dating back to 2005.
Quebec is off Sunday, returning to the ice Monday night in a marquee match-up with the United States in Victoriaville (7:30 p.m. ET) to close out 2012, while Atlantic has a quick turnaround, facing the U.S. on Sunday afternoon at the Colisée (1:30 p.m. ET).
|Game Information/Renseignements sur le match|
|Game #/No. de match||4
|Date||Sat. Dec. 29, 2012
||Time/Heure||07:30 PM ET|
|Goals & Penalties/Buts et pénalités|
|First Period/Première période|
13:23 QUE 11 Julien Nantel (3 Olivier LeBlanc, 5 Jonathan Deschamps)
05:48 ATL 9 Liam Hynes (Hooking)
16:30 QUE 8 Alexandre Carrier (Hooking)
19:23 QUE 7 Loik Léveillé (Cross Checking)
19:52 ATL 19 Lucas Batt (Roughing)
|Second Period/Deuxieme Période|
01:44 QUE 16 Nicolas Aubé‐Kubel (18 Alexis Pépin) PP
10:32 ATL 22 Clark Bishop (2 Luc Deschênes) PP
12:42 QUE 20 Anthony Richard
17:39 QUE 16 Nicolas Aubé‐Kubel (23 Daniel Audette)
03:03 QUE 20 Anthony Richard (Tripping)
07:36 ATL 21 Tanner McCabe (High Sticking)
08:36 QUE 15 Mathieu Ayotte (Roughing)
12:59 ATL 2 Luc Deschênes (Tripping)
13:54 ATL 22 Clark Bishop (Tripping)
|Third Period/Troisième Période|
04:12 ATL 22 Clark Bishop (19 Lucas Batt, 20 Duncan MacIntyre) PP
16:09 QUE 21 Nicolas Hébert (5 Jonathan Deschamps)
02:23 QUE 18 Alexis Pépin (Checking to the Head)
02:23 QUE 18 Alexis Pépin (10-Minute Misconduct)
02:23 ATL 19 Lucas Batt (10-Minute Misconduct)
11:03 ATL 19 Lucas Batt (Checking from Behind)
12:55 ATL 8 Nicholas Quillan (Cross Checking)
19:00 QUE 11 Julien Nantel (Slashing)
|Goaltenders/Gardien(ne)s de but|
||30 Mason McDonald||On 1/00:00||Off 3/20:00|
|QUE||30 Julio Billia||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|
|QUE||11 Julien Nantel|
|ATL||22 Clark Bishop