2023 Alberta Cup: Day One Recap

RED DEER – Thursday saw the first five games of the 2023 Alberta Cup!

After five games, Alberta Green sits atop the standings after upping Alberta Blue 1-0 and posting a 6-2 win over Alberta Black to end the day.

Posting their first win of the day, Alberta Gold overcame Alberta Black 4-1. Later, Alberta Blue evened their record with a 6-3 win over Alberta Gold.

In the 2 P.M. matinee game, Alberta Grey claimed the win over Alberta Red with a score of 4-2.

Alberta Gold and Alberta Red will meet at 9 A.M. on Friday morning to kick off day two of action at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre in Red Deer.

Tickets are available online or at the box office and games are livestreamed on HockeyTV.

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Game #1

Alberta Green 1 – Alberta Blue 0

Players of the Game: Alberta Green: #31 Carter Esler | Alberta Blue: #31 Hayden Rinas

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Game #2

Alberta Gold 4 – Alberta Black 1

Players of the Game: Alberta Gold: #1 Finn Werner | Alberta Black: #6 Daxon Rudolph

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Game #3

Alberta Grey 4 – Alberta Red 2

Player of the Game: Alberta Grey: #9 Sawyer Dingman | Alberta Red: #14 Townes Kozicky

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Game #4

Alberta Blue 6 – Alberta Gold 3

Player of the Game: Alberta Blue: #11 Riley Boychuk | Alberta Gold: #11 Brett Olson

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Game #5

Alberta Green 6 – Alberta Black 2

Player of the Game: Alberta Green : #5 Cruz Pavao | Alberta Black: #15 Will Mclaughlin

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Gatorade Alberta Built Performer of the Day – Zach Olsen (Alberta Green)

The Alberta Built player of the day is the athlete who best exemplifies the qualities of an “Alberta Built” player. Alberta Built is defined as:

  1.  Good person – Know who you are.
  2. Character player – Believe in yourself.
  3. Grit player – Thrive on adversity
  4. Leadership – Treat yourself & people right
  5. Standard of performance – Focused approach on process – ALWAYS COMPETE – EVERY-DAYERS