Canadian hockey men clout Britain at Universiade

ALMATY, Kazakhstan — Brent Pedersen of Arthur, a member of the Laurentian Voyageurs, had one of the goals as Canada dropped Britain 14-0 in men’s hockey play at the Winter Universiade Wednesday.

Scott Simmonds of the Guelph Gryphons assisted on Pedersen’s goal.

The Canadians scored six times in the first period before adding three more in the second and the final five in the third.

Pierre-Olivier Morin of UQTR, Brett Welychka of Carleton, Spencer Abraham of Queen’s and Guillaume Asselin of UQTR each scored twice for Canada while Pedersen, Tommy Giroux of UQTR, Michael McNamee of Carleton, Martin Lefebvre of UQTR, Olivier Hinse of Concordia, Pedersen and Corey Durocher of Carleton each scored once. McNamee and Slater Doggett of Queen’s each had three assists.

Sebastien Auger of UQTR made nine saves for the shutout. His teammates took 74 shots on goal.

The win was the second of the competition for Canada who blanked the United States 6-0 Monday.

Pedersen, Abraham and Welychka each scored twice in the game while Kevin Bailie of Queen’s made 17 saves for the shutout. The Canadians took 40 shots on goal.

Canada is to play Slovakia Friday in their final game of pool play.

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