2013 WU17 Day 1 Results 2013 WU17 Day 1 Results

The 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge opened on Saturday in Victoriaville and Drummondville with four games on the schedule:

 

Quebec 5 vs. Atlantic 2

Nicolas Aubé-Kubel (Val-d'Or Foreurs) scored twice in the second period to lead Team Quebec to a 5-2 win over Team Atlantic in the only All-Canadian game on Saturday night at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

Nicolas Hébert (Rimouski Oceanic) also scored for Quebec, while Jonathan Deschamps (Sherbrooke Phoenix) joined Aubé-Kubel as the only other Quebec skater with a multi-point game, picking up two assists.

Clark Bishop (Cape Breton Screaming Eagles) scored both goals for Team Atlantic.

Game Summary

 

Pacific 8 vs. Russia 7 OT

Joe Hicketts (Victoria Royals) was the overtime hero for Pacific on Saturday night, scoring on a power play 59 seconds into the extra period to give the Canadian side an 8-7 win over Russia in the opening game for both at the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

Conner Bleackley (Red Deer Rebels) scored two goals, while Brycen Martin (Swift Current Broncos) led the way with four assists including one on the game-winner.

Payton Lee (Vancouver Giants) made 34 saves in goal for Team Pacific.

Game Summary

 

Sweden 4 vs. West 0

Adam Brooks (Regina Pats) was named Player of the Game for Team West despite a 4-0 loss to Sweden to open the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.

The Canadians were outshot 33-19 in the first two periods before holding an 8-7 advantage over the final 20 minutes.

Team West will look to rebound Sunday night against Team Russia in Pool A action.

Game Summary

 

United States 6 vs. Ontario 5 SO

The United States erased a 4-2 third period deficit coming back to beat Ontario 6-5 in a shootout to open the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge in Victoriaville Saturday afternoon.

Connor McDavid (Erie Otters) scored once and added two assists for Ontario in an impressive debut for the 15-year-old, while captain Aaron Ekblad (Barrie Colts), who played last year as an under-ager, had a goal and a helper.

Josh Ho-Sang (Windsor Spitfires), Daniel De Sousa (Belleville Bulls) and Sam Bennett (Kingston Frontenacs) also scored for Ontario.

Game Summary

 

For more information including tournament news, schedule, and stats please visit www.hockeycanada.ca.

League Schedules
Saturday September 20
SHE at VDO 4:00 EST
QUE at CHI 4:00 EST
CHA at CAP 6:00 EST
SNB at HAL 6:00 EST
RIM at ROU 7:00 EST
RD at CAL 9:00 EST
KTN at EDM 9:00 EST
SC at MJ 9:00 EST
BDN at REG 9:00 EST
PA at SAS 9:05 EST
LET at MH 9:30 EST
PG at POR 10:00 EST
VIC at VAN 10:00 EST
KAM at KEL 10:05 EST
EVT at SEA 10:05 EST
SPO at TC 10:05 EST

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