OSTRAVA, Czechia –
Canada’s National Para Hockey Team suffered its first loss at the International Para Hockey Cup on Tuesday,
falling 8-2 to the United States at RT Torax Arena.
Liam Hickey (St. John’s, N.L.)
scored his team-leading fifth goal of the
Anton Jacobs-Webb (Gatineau, Que.)
picked up a goal and an assist.
Corbyn Smith (Monkton, Ont.)
and James Dunn (Wallacetown, Ont.) each registered an
Auren Halbert (Calgary, Alta.)
led all skaters with 18:26 of ice time.
Adam Kingsmill (Smithers, B.C.)
made 27 saves.
- The United States outshot Canada 35-4
Canada vs. Czechia (Semifinal) – Wednesday, Sept. 28 at 1 p.m. ET/10 a.m. PT
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“For us, there certainly were some individual displays tonight, like Zach
Lavin playing and learning a new position, but we need to get more guys
bringing it every shift throughout the lineup. Our message stays the same.
It’s about being present. What happened yesterday or two days ago doesn’t
matter; we have to rest, recover and focus on the new day ahead of us.”
- Head coach Russ Herrington (Unionville, Ont.) on resetting for the
“We weren’t going to go through this tournament without facing some
adversity. It’s all about taking the lessons from this game, turning the
page and approach tomorrow as a new day. We are in a must-win situation now
and it’s important we reset and show up when the puck drops tomorrow.”
- Tyrone Henry (Ottawa, Ont.) on facing adversity for the
“We have a very young team, and outcomes aside we’re focusing on the little
successes for ourselves as a group. We understand that the growth process
for our team looks a little different than in years past and I think that’s
important to keep in mind. As an older guy, you have to help the young guys
learn from games like that and help each other grow and reset.”
- Captain Tyler McGregor (Forest, Ont.) on helping a
young team grow
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