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Major Peewee AA's Win Regional Silver Stick
Submitted By AMHL on Sunday, December 30, 2012
The Major Peewee AA’s won the Regional Silver Stick Qualifier Tournament in Stratford on December 29 by beating the Waterloo Wolves Gold 6-0 in the championship final. The Avalanche now advance to the Silver Stick North American finals in Port Huron on January 24-27.

In the round-robin, the Avalanche beat the Chatham Kent Cobras 6-1, the Stratford Warriors 6-5 and lost to the London Junior Knights Green 3-0 to finish second in their pool with a 2-1 record.

They faced the London Junior Knights Gold, currently the 3rd ranked team in the province, in the semi-finals. The Avalanche came out firing , shut down the Knight’s big power forward, took a  4-0 lead into the third period and hung on for a 5-2 win. They faced the Waterloo Wolves in the championship who had shut out the London Junior Knights Green by a 2-0 score in the other semi-final.

In the championship game, the Avalanche carried the play for the first two periods but couldn’t beat the Wolves goalie. In the third period, the Avalanche exploded for 6 unanswered goals from six different players to capture the championship by a 6-0 score.

The coaches are extremely proud of the boys’ focus, determination and great team play throughout the tournament.



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