Sunday, November 9, 2008
REID & CANADA WEST WILL PLAY FOR GOLD
Burnaby's Brodie Reid scored his first 2 goals of the tournament to get the offence going as Canada West defeated Belarus 4-1 in the semi final game of the World Junior A Challenge.
Canada West got a piece of pay back on Belarus after they upset Canada West in a shootout to open up the tournament.
The BCHLers led the charge offensively. Penticton's Denver Manderson also scored the Canada West. BCHL players combined for 3 goals and 4 assists for 7 points.
The gold medal game will see Canada West play the USA in the gold medal game. The Americans knocked off Canada East 5-1 in the other semi final Saturday. It will mark the first time in tournament history the gold medal game will not be an all Canadian affair.
Canada East however won't walk away empty handed as they won the bronze medal by hammering Belarus 9-1 in the bronze medal game Sunday afternoon.
Tonight's gold medal game can be seen on TSN2 at 5PM.