MOOSE JAW – Team Manitoba responded in their second game at the Western Canada U-16 Challenge Cup with a big 7-3 win over Saskatchewan. Despite being outshot 42 – 27 in the game, Team Manitoba committed to a hard fought effort throughout the game and was able to pull away in the third period starting with a clutch short-handed goal from Clay Tait followed by Dallas Starodub on the power-play and lastly an empty net goal by Ryley Lindgren.
Team Manitoba – 7
Goals: Thomson, Tait, Fisher, Brooks, Lindgren (2), Starodub
Goalies: Edmonds (3 GA)
Team Saskatchewan – 3
Goals: Oleksyn, Vanstone, Harris
Goalies: Naherniak (3 GA), Parenteau (3 GA)
Team Manitoba will face Team BC next on Saturday Oct 29th – 3:00 PM (MT).
All games at the Western Canada U-16 Challenge Cup will be webcast through the WHL website. Visit www.hockeymanitoba.ca during the event for the Team Manitoba Headquarters featuring game webcast links, player profiles, game summaries, team news and more. Hockey Manitoba is pleased to recognize Canad Inns and Reebok-CCM Hockey as Official Partners of the Program of Excellence.