The organisers could hardly have hoped for a better scenario for the first final involving school teams to the national Tournament of hockey pee-wee de Waterloo. The Governors benjamins school Massey-Vanier were then leached the Titans M-13 major school of the Divine Word by a score of 8-2.
The training cowansvilloise did damage quickly, she who was already 6-0 after a period at the arena Jacques-Chagnon.
“The success of our attack begins with our defenders. Our team closes relatively good at the game, it plays in a compact way. Since it is good in recovery of the puck and in transition, we can use our speed. This is what makes us dangerous, ” said head coach Patrick Bergeron, who was also to praise the work of defenders Evan Depatie and Louka Langlois.
Louis-Carl Tremblay has distinguished himself with a hat trick in the final, while Julien Roy (named player of the tournament in its category) has amassed two goals and an assist. Jacob Caron, Thomas Lafleur and Langlois have completed the harvest-offensive of the winners.
Charles-Antoine Adam and Jean-Christophe Gem have assured the replica of the Divine Word.
During the preliminary round, the Governors had defeated the Titans 2-1. The associate coach with Patrick Lachapelle is explained so poorly in the failure of the Granbyens in the final. “We expected a match more tight. Our young people may be frozen in the first period. But we have to give credit to our opponents, who came out very strong and took advantage of their opportunities, ” says-t it.
The absence of the attacker Antoine Fontaine, seriously injured in the quarter-finals, has also hurt his club.
The Titans occupy the 6th spot in their division within the national hockey League preparatory school (LHPS).
Back in the bosom of the Governors this season, benjamins surf on a excellent sequence. In the space of a few months, they have won the Challenge of the réseau du sport étudiant du Québec (RSEQ), the tournament of Sainte-Foy/Sillery, then of Waterloo.
On Sunday, we could attend a rare duel between teams from the RSEQ and the LHPS. This kind of confrontation is only possible in the tournament.
The Vics of the Haute-Yamaska have made awareness of the region and to retaining their title in class AA.
“I don’t see any rivalry direct between the two schools. I think that we offer excellent programs in the two leagues are completely different. Regardless of the outcome, it is a great exposure for both organizations, ” explained Bergeron.
The Vics AA to retain their title
The Vics of the Haute-Yamaska have also made awareness of the region and to retaining their title in class AA. The locals have taken a clean sheet of 1-0 at the expense of the Kings of the Rideau-St. Lawrence during the ultimate game. “It was a physical match, with a lot of intensity,” said the head coach of the Vics, Eric Bernard.
Assisted by Charles-Antoine Morin and Ludovic Gauthier, Eloi Robert opened the scoring in the first period. The Vics were then content their opponents ontarians until the final whistle. Zachary Lapointe has made 12 saves to protect the shutout.
“Both teams have got good opportunities. But our guys showed character and we were able to escape with the victory, ” says Bernard.
It is a second championship for the Vics pee-wee AA this season, they were also victorious in Longueuil last November.
Always at the AA level, we should note that the Sting of Ottawa, led in particular by the legend of the Senators Daniel Alfredsson, lost to the Kings in the semi-finals.
In addition, the Vics Yamaska/Missisquoi have not been able to reach their goal in the class AAA next generation, a place in the “carré d’as”. Showing a record of one win and two defeats, the players of François Lemieux has instead been disposed of at the end of the preliminary round.
The final AAA has rather opposed the Junior Eagles of Boston and the Cascades elite of Drummond/Bois-Francs. The american team has signed a victory of 5-1 on Sunday.
The Rockies crowned
It has also been entitled to a final fully local in class B. Scored late in the third period, the goal of Christopher Dubuc has allowed the Rockies to Bromont whiten Valois Acton Vale with a score of 1-0. The Rockies would no doubt have won by a margin more important, had it not been for the brilliance of keeper Charles-Edward Bond, who has blocked 35 shots in front of the cage valoise.
Despite the disappointment associated with this setback, Malik James will be known to a tournament, he dominated his category with 11 points (including seven goals) in four games.
The Rockies Bromont have won a final fully local in class B.
The Tournament pee-wee of Waterloo will continue until Sunday 27 January. Teams in categories AAA, BB and Has come onto the scene over the next few days.