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Shattuck-St. Mary's Wins Gold Medal at 2011 World Sport School Challenge
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December 31, 2011
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CALGARY, Alta. – Shattuck-St. Mary’s School has won the first-ever gold medal at the World Sport School Challenge, beating Finland 5-3 in Saturday’s gold medal game at the WinSport Canada Athletic & Ice Complex.

Willie Raskob led the way with a natural hat trick for Shattuck-St. Mary’s (Faribault, Minn.), turning a 1-0 deficit into a 3-1 lead midway through the second period as Shattuck avenged a 4-3 preliminary round loss to the Finns on Wednesday. Zach Stepan and Hunter Fejes scored the other goals for the Sabres, while Kyle Hayton made 39 saves between the pipes.

Artturi Lehkonen scored twice for Finland, which entered the game as the tournament’s lone undefeated team and had outscored its opponents 36-7 in its four games. Jimi Kuronen had the other Finnish goal, opening the scoring on a first-period power play.

Earlier Saturday, Patrick Koys scored twice and added an assist and Matej Paulovic, Kristian Horvat and Robert Lantosi each had a goal and a helper as Slovakia won the bronze medal with a 5-2 victory over the Edge School for Athletes (Calgary, Alta.). Cam Amantea scored both goals for the Edge School.

The World Sport School Challenge was developed in line with a commitment made by Hockey Canada’s officers and branches, “to service sport schools and create a positive and flexible infrastructure that meets the needs of this Hockey Canada customer.” This is one of six priorities of focus the organization committed to earlier this year.

Across the country, Hockey Canada currently endorses about 10 sport schools, which have formal partnerships with educational institutions with the aim to enhance learning opportunities for students while also developing their hockey skills.

For more information about the 2011 World Sport School Challenge, follow along via social media at www.Twitter.com/WSSChallenge and www.Facebook.com/WSSChallenge, and please visit www.HockeyCanada.ca/WSSC.


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