CANADA WINS GOLD AT THE NATIONS CUP !!!, News, Minor Bantam White, MD (Waterloo Minor Hockey)

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Submitted By Mike Willson on Monday, December 2, 2019
Both Waterloo Minor Bantam MD teams joined forces as Team Canada and struck gold in Detroit over the weekend.

The road to the Nation's Cup, hosted in Detroit, was a long and hard journey. Both Waterloo MD Minor Bantam teams, Black & White, started the process to determine who will represent Team Canada this year. 75 teams attended the tryout process. Only 5 teams would be deemed Team Canada. It was over the course of 2 months and 10 exhibition games with rival teams that ended in both Waterloo teams being tapped on the shoulder to represent Team Canada. Brampton 45's, Whitby Wildcats and the Cambridge Hawks rounded out the team of 5.

Day 1 Results

Round Robin First Draw saw Canada with 4 wins, 1 loss.
Round Robin Second Draw saw Canada tie with 2 wins, 2 losses, 1 tie

Day 2 Results

Round Robin Third Draw saw Canada with 2 wins, 2 losses, 1 tie
Round Robin Second Draw saw Canada tie with 3 wins, 1 loss, 1 tie

Both Waterloo teams went unbeaten in round robin play ending up as the first and second place teams overall. Canada lead the round robin play with 28 points. That set the stage for the final day of action. The rest will go down in the history sports books as Canada, Waterloo MD Black, took the final match of the day defeating the US and solidifying their place as # 1 in North America. Truly a force not to be reckoned with.

This was a great victory for everyone that loves the game of hockey. As the day progressed, fans filled the arena and cheered "Let's Go Canada". It wasn't until Team Canada sang "Oh Canada" on the ice after accepting their trophy and medals that the emotions came pouring out. All of Canada is proud of your accomplishment boys.

You ARE the Nation's best!

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