Neepawa’s Halli Krzyzaniak picked up one assist for Team Canada Sunday as it defeated Finland 4-0 and secured a playoff spot at the women’s world under-18 world hockey championship.
Catherine Dubois led the charge for Canada (2-0) in Heinola, Finland, with a pair of goals. The host Finns fell to 1-1.
On Saturday in Vierumäki, Canada’s Westman trio was front and centre as the team opened the championship with a 4-1 win over Hungary (1-1).
Cassidy Carels of Bruxelles scored the winning goal, short-handed, in the second period. Brandonite Ashleigh Brykaliuk also scored, while Krzyzaniak, an alternate captain, picked up two assists. Eden Murray, a Medicine Hat, Alta., native whose parents are both from Brandon, scored one of the other Canadian goals.
Canada wraps up preliminary round play Tuesday morning when it plays Germany (0-2).
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition December 31, 2012