Junior Canucks lose close one 2-1 in OT vs Canada White

It was a much closer result Saturday afternoon as the Junior Canucks fell 2-1 in overtime to the Canadian National Women's Team white squad.

The women's team scored early in the game — 3:26 in — and dominated the pace of play in the first period.

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However, the Canucks found their feet in the second period, and with five minutes left in regulation, Brandon Rowley earned the team overtime with a the team's first goal of the tournament.

The Canucks looked like they might earn the tie before the mandatory shootout, but Team Canada's Hannah Miller scored with about a minute left in the extra frame.

Shots were 36-23 for Team Canada.

The Fort St. John Huskies also played a more competitive game in the late game, holding a 2-2 tie into the second period, before falling 6-2.

The white squad currently has the best record of the exhibition series, winning against the red squad Thursday night, before besting the Huskies yesterday. The white and red squads play one final game tomorrow at 8:30 am, which is a free game.

Stay posted for more on the games and camp later this week and in the next edition of the Mirror.


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