DARTMOUTH, NS – Despite an excellent comeback effort, the hole was too deep to climb out of for Team Manitoba in their 2011 Canada Winter Games opener versus New Brunswick. New Brunswick held a 5-1 lead in the third period but Manitoba was able to make it 5-4 late in the game. Time ran short on Manitoba's rally as New Brunswick held on to a 6-4 win despite being outshot 46-24 in the game.
Team Manitoba – 4
Goals: MacDonald (2), Stockl, Zajac
Goalie(s): Moodie (4 GA), Paulic (1 GA)
Team New Brunswick – 6
Goals: Beliveau, Bradley, Cooper, Dallaire, MacDonald, Theriault
Goalie(s): Collette (4 GA)
Team Manitoba next game Sunday, February 13 vs Team Saskatchewan at 5:30 PM (CST). Keep posted to the Team Manitoba Headquarters, www.hockeymanitoba.mb.ca/teammanitoba.php, for team rosters, game scores, player profiles, news, webcast links and other informational web links related to the Canada Winter Games – Hockey competitions.
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