Game Report 427 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge
PLAYED AT: Encana Events Centre
Date: Nov 10, 2017
GAME NOTES: BLACK FINISHES STRONG AT U17S, TOPS SWEDEN FOR SEVENTH PLACE JASON LA ROSE DAWSON CREEK, B.C. – Sasha Mutala (Vancouver, B.C./Tri-City, WHL) had a goal and two assists to finish off a terrific tournament, and Canada Black closed out its 2017 World Under-17 Hockey Challenge with a 4-2 win over Sweden in the seventh-place game Friday. Mutala had back-to-back three-point games to move into a tie for second in tournament scoring with eight points (5-3—8), and his five goals are a tournament best with the semifinals and medal games to be played. Aidan Prueter (Komoka, Ont./Saginaw, OHL) and Massimo Rizzo (Burnaby, B.C./Penticton, BCHL) added a goal and an assist apiece for Black, which finished with three wins and a pair of one-goal losses in five games. After both teams had their chances in a scoreless first period, the floodgates opened in the second. Elmer Söderblom got it started at 3:02, tipping a Philip Broberg shot past Black goaltender Roman Basran (Abbotsford, B.C./Okanagan, BCMML), but Dawson Mercer (Bay Roberts, N.L./Drummondville, QMJHL) replied for the Canadians just over four minutes later when he finished a quick passing play with Prueter and Jamieson Rees (Hamilton, Ont./Sarnia, OHL). Victor Soderstrom needed just 1:12 to restore the lead for Sweden when he got a shot thorugh traffic and past Basran, but Mutala wired a shot past Swedish netminder Matteus Ward off the right wing at 11:19. Rizzo capped a busy period by finding a loose puck and beating Ward with a quick shot at 12:46 to give the Canadians their first lead – one they would not give back. Basran was the story of the third period, making 13 of his 30 saves in the final frame before Prueter added an empty-net goal with 45 seconds remaining to finish the scoring. Sweden, which hoisted the trophy 12 months ago in Sault Ste. Marie, Ont., is the first team to go from gold medallist to last place the following year.
Visiting Team: Sweden
Home Team: Canada Black
SWEDEN LINEUP
PosNo.  Name
G30  Ward, Matteus
  Alnefelt, Hugo
  Popovic, Alexander
  Broberg, Philip
  Lundqvist, Alexander
  Söderström, Victor
  Björnfot, Tobias
  Sjölund, Samuel
  Hedstrom, Ludvig
 11  Soderblom, Elmer
 12  Costmar, Arvid
 13  Olofsson, Albin
 14  Gunler, Noel
 16  Karlström, David
 17  Wahlgren, Joel
 18  Bjerselius, Oscar
 21  Larsson, Anton
 22  Wahlgren, Max
 24  Grewe, Albin
 26  Andersson, Simon
 28  Sundsvik, Albin
   
SWEDEN PENALTIES
Per.No. Min OffenceOffPPPSStartOn
1st14 2:00 Delay of Game 13:101 13:1015:10
1st18 2:00 Tripping 19:481 19:481:48
3rd14 2:00 Cross-Checking 9:061 9:0611:06
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
CANADA BLACK LINEUP
PosNo.  Name
G Basran, Roman
  Robertson, Matthew
  Inniss, Christopher
  Harley, Thomas
  Korczak, Kaedan
  Rizzo, Massimo
  Reid, Luke
  Murray, Blake
 10  Bertuzzi, Tag
 11  Tomasino, Philip
 12  Rees, Jamieson
 14  Dach, Kirby
 15  Peach, Bailey
 16  Beaucage, Alex
 17  Mutala, Sasha
 20  Mercer, Dawson
 21  Guenette, Maxence
 22  Alexander, Jacson
 23  Prueter, Aidan
 24  Fowler, Hayden
 25  Newhook, Alex
 30  Maier, Nolan
CANADA BLACK PENALTIES
Per.No. Min OffenceOffPPPSStartOn
1st2:00 Slashing 5:021 5:027:02
1st24 2:00 Roughing 7:591 7:599:59
3rd16 2:00 Delay of Game 6:511 6:518:51
3rd17 2:00 Hooking 9:521 9:5211:52
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
SWEDEN GoalsSWEDEN PLAYERS (plus)CANADA BLACK PLAYERS (minus)
Per.Time  G-As1-As2  
2nd3:02  11-4-28            
2nd8:37  6-24            
                
                
CANADA BLACK GoalsCANADA BLACK PLAYERS (plus)SWEDEN PLAYERS (minus)
Per.Time  G-As1-As2  
2nd7:25  20-23-12            
2nd11:19  17-7-2            
2nd12:46  7-24-17            
3rd19:15 EN 23-17            
POWER PLAY OPPORTUNITIES
SWEDEN0 / 4
CANADA BLACK0 / 3
PENALTY SUMMARY
SWEDEN6 min / 3 inf
CANADA BLACK8 min / 4 inf
POINT SUMMARY
SWEDEN2 G + 3 A = 5 Pts
CANADA BLACK4 G + 7 A = 11 Pts
SCORING 1 2 3 Total
SWEDEN0202
CANADA BLACK0314
GOALTENDER/SAVES (Time) 1 2 3 Tot. On Off
SWE - Ward (58:27) (L)75921/0:003rd/18:27
SWE - Ward (0:44) (L)0000/19:163rd/20:00
CAN-B - Basran (60:00) (W)891330/0:003rd/20:00
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This report has been checked and verified against the Official World Under-17 Hockey Challenge Game Report.