Halli Krzyzaniak of Neepawa had two goals and an assist as Canada wrapped up a perfect preliminary round with a 7-0 victory over Germany Tuesday at the world under-18 women’s hockey championship in Vierumäki, Finland.
“We started out slow but as the game progressed, we started rolling and things started going our way,” Krzyzaniak told the Canadian Press yesterday. “The bounces were going our way towards the end.”
Brandonite Ashleigh Brykaliuk had a goal and an assist as Canada improved to 3-0 and wrapped up a spot in Friday’s semifinals. Germany fell to 0-3 and will play in the relegation round.
Krzyzaniak leads all defencemen in tournament scoring with two goals and four assists in three games, while Brykaliuk, a forward, is tied for fifth in team scoring with two goals and an assist.
Forwards Cassidy Carels, of Bruxelles, and Eden Murray, whose parents are from Brandon, each scored a goal during the preliminary round.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition January 2, 2013