The Vics of the class AAA is undertaken in a beautiful way, their participation in the Tournament international de hockey bantam de Granby when they easily defeated the Elites de Beauce-Appalaches, 5-1, on Thursday, on the occasion of the night of the official opening of the event.
Yes, the Vics have done it in front of the dignitaries, who have imposed their pace right from the start and who have never really given the chance for the Elites to be in the game.
In the hockey League of excellence of Quebec, the Vics have won only three wins in 23 matches this season. It did not appear on Thursday. Some will say that they faced a team that has won only two victories in 23 matches…
“Do not trust too much to our fact sheet,” explained coach Martin Brosseau. Our team is growing, it is improving each week. The young people work hard, their work ethic is excellent, and the chemistry in the locker room is more and more strong. The victory tonight is just the proof of all this. “
The Vics are in their third tournament of the season. They were zero in three to Sherbrooke and Sainte-Foy/Sillery.
“Without wanting to put pressure on our players, I think that one is able to achieve the four aces here this week, has returned to Brosseau. We are at home, it is a very important tournament and the kids want to do well in front of their parents and their friends. “
Jacob Bélanger, with two goals, Michael Tremblay, with a goal and a pass, and Nathan Rivard-Giard, with two assists, led the attack of the Vics. Christoph Carrier and Zachary Tracey have completed.
In defeat, the Elites, we will say, have been particularly unruly. It was not always pretty to see.
The Vics will be back in action Friday at 18: 30, so that they will play against an opponent whose identity was still unknown late Thursday night.
Earlier in the day, always in the AAA reports, the Cyclone of the Seminary of Saint-François has disposed of the Arsenal du Lac St-Louis 5-3. In defeat, a certain Tom Molson scored. It is the son of Geoff, the big boss of the Canadian…
Eagles and Bulls unbeaten
In class B, the Eagles of Granby and the Bulls of Bedford remained unbeaten after two games. The first have cleared the Cascades, Chambly 6-0, while the latter have disposed of Musketeers (4), Saint-Hyacinthe, 2-1.
Vincent Bonneau, with a double, led the offensive of the Eagles, while goalkeeper Nathan Carrier has picked up the shutout.
The money for the tournament
The day started really good for the tournament organizers. It is as well that the government of Quebec, through the ministry of Tourism, has announced the awarding of financial assistance of $ 11,000 to the event granbyen for a second year in a row.
“They are under that allow us to do a little more and also allow us to fill a certain gap in the level of sponsors “, explained the president of the tournament, Norman Side.