The 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge continued Sunday with four games on the schedule including three Canadian teams in action:
Ontario 12 vs. Slovakia 0
After losing to Team USA in a shootout on Saturday, Team Ontario picked up their first win of the 2013 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge with a 12-0 win over Slovakia who drops their first game of the tournament.
Connor McDavid (Erie Otters) scored a hat trick to lead the way offensively for Ontario.
Robby Fabbri (Guelph Storm) and Sam Bennett (Kingston Frontenacs) also had multiple-goal games for Ontario.
Dante Salituro (Ottawa 67’s), Spencer Watson (Kingston Frontenacs), Josh Ho-Sang (Windsor Spitfires), Jaden Lindo (Owen Sound Attack) and Brett Hargrave (Sarnia Sting) scored the other Ontario goals.
Russia 6 vs. West 2
Russia picked up their first win of the tournament following an overtime loss to Pacific with a 6-2 win over Team West who drops their second straight game of the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.
Rourke Chartier (Kelowna Rockets) scored one of the Team West goals.
Reid Gardiner (Prince Albert Raiders) and Haydn Fleury (Red Deer Rebels) each had assists for Team West.
United States 6 vs. Atlantic 3
Team USA improved to 2-0 in Group B Preliminary action with a 6-3 win over Team Atlantic who drops their second straight game to open the tournament.
Duncan MacIntyre (Quebec Remparts), Matthew Highmore (Saint John Sea Dogs) and Clark Bishop (Cape Breton Screaming Eagles) did the scoring for Atlantic.
MacIntyre and Bishop had a goal and an assist each for the Canadian side.
Sweden 7 vs. Finland 3
Sweden improved to 2-0 in Group A Preliminary action while Finland lost their first game of the tournament.
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