There’s no stopping the Avalanche
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Ancaster, ON: -
The Ancaster Avalanche Minor Peewee AE team has done it again, returning from the Wayne Gretzky annual tournament with gold medals in hand.
Undefeated in the preliminary round, the team fought hard to clinch a spot in the final. In the first game against the Brantford Saints, the Avalanche recorded a 2-1 victory with goalie AJ Scala named player of the game.
The second game versus Cambridge Hawks ended in a 3-3 tie with John-Paolo Casasanta earning player of the game honors.
The Avalanche then got by Brampton Snipers 4-1. Scala was again named player of the game.
Kyle Nash scored the game-winning goal in a 4-3 overtime semi-final win against the Hamilton Spitfires.
In the final against Caledon Hawks, the Avalanche won 5-4 win. Connor Fillion was player of the game.
Back row: assistant coach Chris Vaugeois, Ryan Drohan, Tristan Reaburn-Jones, assistant coach Mike Nash, Andrew Collins, Walter Gretzky, Michael Mattei, assistant coach Gavin Boyle, John-Paulo Casasanta, trainer Paul Lain, Connor Fillion and head coach Jason vandenHeuvel. Middle row: Jaden Dowling, Jack Lain, Kyle Nash, Mitchell Vaugeois, Nate vandenHeuvel, Jack Penson and Luca Simunovic. Front row: Eric Ferguson and AJ Scala.
Submitted by Lisa Collins
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