Friday, January 4, 2008
The Vancouver North West Giants of the BC Hockey Major Midget League skated to a second place finish at the 2007-2008 Mac’s AAA Midget World Invitational Tournament in Calgary, AB December 26, 2007 – January 1, 2008. The Giants finished first in their round robin pool with a record of 3-0-1. They went on to defeat the Calgary Royals in the quarter finals 5-2 and overpowered the UFA Bison’s in the semi finals 7-2. Global Television aired the gold medal game in which the Giants fell to Russia Severstal by a score of 7-0 in the Pengrowth Saddledome January 1, 2008.
To top off their silver medal finish five individual awards were given to members of the Giants’ squad:
Jon Calvano (Head Coach) – Joe Kryczka Memorial Trophy for Outstanding Coach
Peter Alexander (Goalie) – Top Goaltender
Peter Alexander (Goalie) – 1st All-Star Team
Cole Gelley (Defense) – 1st All-Star Team
Garrett Milan (Forward) – 1st All-Star Team
BC Hockey would like to congratulate the Vancouver North West Giants on all of their accomplishments at the Mac’s Midget tournament.
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