Isaac Enright and Canada White emerged victorious from Thursday’s Quarter-Final action at the World Under-17 Hockey Challenge.
Canada White 3, Canada Red 2 – OT
Swift Current, Sask. – Chase Stillman (Sudbury Wolves) was the hero with 28 seconds left in overtime as Canada White recovered from allowing a late lead to slip away in regulation to defeat Canada Red 3-2.
Dylan Guenther (Edmonton Oil Kings) and Riley Kidney (Acadie-Bathurst Titan) provided other Canada White goals in front of 25 saves by Tyler Brennan (Prince George Cougars).
Canada Red drew even with just 2:50 remaining in regulation on a goal by Dovar Tinling. Connor Lockhart (Erie Otters) also scored while Kyle Masters (Red Deer Rebels) had two assists in the loss while Wyatt Johnston chipped in with one.
Canada White outshot Canada Red 34-27 and advances to face the United States on Friday in Medicine Hat.
The loss sends Canada Red to the fifth-place game; it will face Sweden on Saturday afternoon in Swift Current.
Friday’s Semi-Final Schedule:
In Swift Current, Sask.
6:00pm CT – Czech Republic vs. Russia
In Medicine Hat, Alta.
7:00pm MT – Canada White vs. United States
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