2018 RBC Cup

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2018 RBC Cup
Game #2
Preliminary
Final (OT)
May 12, 2018 7:00 pm PDT
Prospera Centre
Chilliwack, B.C.

Scoring

Teams
1st
2nd
3rd
OT
Final
Teams
1
2
3
OT
F
0
0
1
1
2
0
1
0
0
1

Shots on Goal

1st
2nd
3rd
OT
Final
Teams
1
2
3
OT
F
9
8
16
1
34
7
7
5
0
19

Statistics

Teams
PP
PIM
0 / 4
12
0 / 4
12

Game Story

SOWDER SCORES OT WINNER, WILD COME BACK TO BEAT CHIEFS

JASON LA ROSE

CHILLIWACK, B.C. – Lucas Sowder went end-to-end for the winner just 18 seconds into overtime, giving the Wenatchee Wild a 2-1 win over the Chilliwack Chiefs to finish the opening day of play Saturday at the 2018 RBC Cup.

The game was the fifth all-BCHL match-up at Canada’s National Junior A Championship since 1990, and the first since the Vernon Vipers edged the Victoria Grizzlies 5-4 in overtime in 2009.

Off a won face-off to begin the extra period, Slava Demin slipped a short pass to Sowder and he did the rest, dancing his way into the Chilliwack zone and around a defenceman before going five-hole on goaltender Daniel Chenard.

Chenard and Wenatchee counterpart Austin Park were the story through much of the first two periods, keeping the game scoreless with a number of clutch saves.

They also got help from a friend – Skyler Brind’Amour rang a shot off the post behind Park early in the first period, and August Von Ungern did the same behind Chenard in the opening minutes of the second.

The Chiefs capitalized on a home-ice bounce to open the scoring in the middle frame; a shot from Kyle Yewchuk banked perfectly off the end boards and onto the stick of Jared Turcotte, who beat a diving Park to put the hosts up 1-0.

Chenard did his part in the third period to keep it a one-goal game, making 15 of his 32 saves, but Wild captain A.J. Vanderbeck found a loose puck at the side of the net and beat the Chilliwack puck-stopper from a sharp angle to tie the game at 10:15 and set up the OT heroics from Sowder.

The Chiefs and Wild met twice during the regular season, with each team winning on home ice – Chilliwack earned a 5-4 victory on Oct. 6, while Wenatchee returned the favour with a 4-2 triumph on Nov. 24.

Wenatchee is right back to action Sunday afternoon, taking on the debuting Steinbach Pistons (2 p.m. PT), right before Chilliwack takes on the Ottawa Jr. Senators (7 p.m. PT).

Play-by-Play

Team
Description
Time
1st Period
PENALTY
Penalty: Murphy Stratton
Goaltender Interference (2:00)
01:27
PENALTY
Penalty: Ryan Bowen
Hooking (2:00)
01:27
PENALTY
Penalty: Jared Turcotte
Slashing (2:00)
03:39
PENALTY
Penalty: Anthony Vincent
Slashing (2:00)
04:25
PENALTY
Penalty: Tommy Lee
Hooking (2:00)
07:55
PENALTY
Penalty: August Von Ungern
High-Sticking (2:00)
15:35
2nd Period
PENALTY
Penalty: Jasper Weatherby
Goaltender Interference (2:00)
00:57
PENALTY
Penalty: Cooper Zech
Interference (2:00)
02:59
PENALTY
Penalty: Tommy Lee
Unsportsmanlike Conduct (2:00)
02:59
PENALTY
Penalty: Jackson Wozniak
Boarding (2:00)
03:44
PENALTY
Penalty: Corey Andonovski
Holding (2:00)
08:04
GOAL
Goal: Jared Turcotte

Assists: Kyle Yewchuk, Skyler Brind'Amour
12:06
3rd Period
GOAL
Goal: A.J. Vanderbeck

Assists: Jasper Weatherby, Slava Demin
10:15
PENALTY
Penalty: (Served by Matt Dorsey)
Too Many Players (2:00)
18:00
Overtime
GOAL
Goal: Lucas Sowder

Assists: Slava Demin, Jasper Weatherby
00:18

Goaltenders

Name Team Mins SA SVS GA SV%
Austin Park PAC 60 19 18 1 0.947
Daniel Chenard HST 60 34 32 2 0.941

Game Leaders

Goals 0 - Assists 2 - Points 2
G 0 - A 2 - P 2
Goals 1 - Assists 0 - Points 1
G 1 - A 0 - P 1
Goals 0 - Assists 2 - Points 2
G 0 - A 2 - P 2
Goals 0 - Assists 1 - Points 1
G 0 - A 1 - P 1
Goals 1 - Assists 0 - Points 1
G 1 - A 0 - P 1
Goals 0 - Assists 1 - Points 1
G 0 - A 1 - P 1

Previous Games

1 - 2 L vs. Wellington DukesCEN
May 19, 2018
4 - 2 W vs. Wellington DukesCEN
May 20, 2018
7 - 1 W @ Wellington DukesCEN
May 17, 2018
3 - 2 W vs. Ottawa Jr. SenatorsEST
May 19, 2018
3 - 2 W vs. Ottawa Jr. SenatorsEST
May 15, 2018
4 - 1 W @ Steinbach PistonsWST
May 17, 2018
Videos
Photos
2018 RBC Cup: CWK 4 – WEL 2 (Championship)
The Chiefs scored three unanswered in the third to win the RBC Cup.
2018 RBC Cup: CWK 3 – OJS 2 (Semifinal)
Pickering got the winner and the Chiefs advanced to the RBC Cup final.
2018 RBC Cup: WEL 2 – WEN 1 (Semifinal)
Capriotti finished with 50 saves to help the Dukes upset the Wild.
2018 RBC Cup: WEN 7 – WEL 1 (Preliminary)
Galambos and Von Ungern had 2G each to help the Wild to first place.