Thursday, October 30, 2008
REID & CANADA WEST MAKE AN EARLY STATEMENT
It was a great start for Brodie Reid and his Canada West teammates in exhibition play for the upcoming World Junior A Challenge.
Reid led the attack with a hat-trick and one assist as Canada West hammered Augustina College 9-2.
Langley's Derek Grant scored twice while Penticton's Denver Manderson had a pair of helpers.
Canada West outshot their opponents 50-22.
The next game for Canada West is Friday vs. the two time silver medalists Canada East.
Following the game, the roster will be trimmed down from 25 to 22 before the tournament begins on Sunday in Camrose Alberta.
Canada West will open the tournament vs. Belarus.