Game Report 62 World Junior A Challenge
PLAYED AT: Imperial Oil Place
Date: Dec 9, 2016
GAME NOTES: MAKAR GETS OVERTIME WINNER, LEADS WEST PAST U.S. JASON LA ROSE COLD LAKE, Alta. – Cale Makar (Calgary, Alta./Brooks, AJHL) scored his second goal of the game 20 seconds into overtime, giving Canada West a back-and-forth 6-5 win over the United States in pre-tournament action ahead of the 2016 World Junior A Challenge on Friday night. Makar took a pass from Jordan Kawaguchi (Abbotsford, B.C./Chilliwack, BCHL) in the neutral zone and stepped around an American defender before beating Dayton Rasmussen through the five-hole. The Canadians led 1-0, 3-2, 4-3 and 5-4 but were pushed to an extra period in a match-up between the only two teams to ever win WJAC gold – the U.S. has six gold medals, while Canada West has won four. Kawaguchi finished with a goal and an assist, as did Carter Turnbull (Nanaimo, B.C./Powell River, BCHL). Joseph Nardi (Edmonton, Alta./Whitecourt, AJHL) and Ryan Cox (St. Albert, Alta./Fort McMurray, AJHL) had the other goals for Canada West. Brannon McManus, with two, Nick Swaney, Hank Crone and Collin Adams were goal-scorers for the U.S. Crone and Adams finished with a goal and a helper apiece, while Alex Limoges and Blake Lizotte had two assists each. The Canadians open the World Junior A Challenge against Switzerland on Sunday night (7:30 p.m. MT). while the U.S. raises the curtain on its schedule Monday when it faces the Czech Republic (3:30 p.m. MT).
Visiting Team: Canada West
Home Team: United States
CANADA WEST LINEUP
Pos No.   Name
G Drackett, Logan
G31  Galajda, Matthew
  Mitchell, Ian
  Seiferling, Regan
  Tychonick, Jonny
  Makar, Cale
  Thomas, Cory
 10  Stewart, Jeff
 11  Gula, Darby
 12  Cox, Ryan
 14  Gaber, Riese
 15  Hayward, Blake
 18  Turnbull, Carter
 19  Regush, Michael
 21  Nardi, Joseph
 22  Koop, Will
 23  Burgart, Desi
 25  Johnson, Kyle
 26  Lesko, Brandon
 27  Mendel, Griffin
 28  Kawaguchi, Jordan
 29  Betts, Kyle
CANADA WEST PENALTIES
Per. No.  Min  Offence Off PP PS Start On
2nd10 2:00 Roughing 5:551 5:557:55
2nd10 2:00 Charging 18:331 18:3318:38
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
UNITED STATES LINEUP
Pos No.   Name
G Primeau, Cayden
G30  Rasmussen, Dayton
  Kiersted, Matt
  Anderson, Mikey
  Green, Alex
  Hellickson, Matt
  Crone, Hank
  Frank, Ethen
 10  Messner, Mick
 11  McManus, Brannon
 12  Swaney, Nick
 14  Adams, Collin
 15  Washe, Paul
 16  Ryczek, Jake
 17  Baker, Tarek
 18  Phillips, Clayton
 19  Lizotte, Blake
 20  Berger, Chris
 21  Limoges, Alex
 22  Aamodt, Wyatt
 23  Johnson, Isaac
 24  Solow, Zach
UNITED STATES PENALTIES
Per. No.  Min  Offence Off PP PS Start On
1st2:00 Cross-Checking 1:071 1:072:44
2nd2:00 Cross-Checking 3:501 3:505:03
2nd2:00 Delay of Game 19:551 19:551:55
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
CANADA WEST Goals CANADA WEST PLAYERS (plus) UNITED STATES PLAYERS (minus)
Per. Time    G-As1-As2    
1st2:44 PP 28-18            
2nd:12  7-19            
2nd5:03 PP 21-19-5            
3rd2:01  18-3            
3rd9:57  12-3            
1st OT:20  7-28            
UNITED STATES Goals UNITED STATES PLAYERS (plus) CANADA WEST PLAYERS (minus)
Per. Time    G-As1-As2    
1st12:34  12-21-14            
1st13:24  11-19            
2nd18:38 PP 11-8            
3rd9:11  8-19            
3rd13:07  14-21            
                
POWER PLAY OPPORTUNITIES
CANADA WEST 2 / 3
UNITED STATES 1 / 2
PENALTY SUMMARY
CANADA WEST 4 min / 2 inf
UNITED STATES 6 min / 3 inf
POINT SUMMARY
CANADA WEST 6 G + 7 A = 13 Pts
UNITED STATES 5 G + 6 A = 11 Pts
SCORING 1 2 3 OT1 Total
CANADA WEST12216
UNITED STATES21205
GOALTENDER/SAVES (Time) 1 2 3 OT1 Tot. On Off
CAN-W - Galajda (30:17) 850013/0:002nd/10:17
CAN-W - Drackett (30:03) (W)0411015/10:171st OT/0:20
USA - Primeau (30:17) 1140015/0:002nd/10:17
USA - Rasmussen (30:03) (OTL)04206/10:171st OT/0:20
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This report has been checked and verified against the Official World Junior A Challenge Game Report.