RED DEER – Alberta Black won a shootout thriller over Alberta Grey on Sunday to claim the 2022 Alberta Cup in Red Deer.
Down 5-3 with just over two minutes to go, Alberta Grey got within one, and scored again with 30 seconds left to force overtime. After the extra frame solved nothing, Aiden Foster scored the lone goal of the shootout to seal the victory for Alberta Black.
Earlier in the day, Alberta Yellow took third place in the tournament with a 6-1 win over Alberta Green, and Alberta Blue edged Alberta Red 6-5 in a shootout in the fifth place game.
Hockey Alberta’s 2022 Spring Showcase continues in Red Deer with the Alberta Challenge (May 5-8) and Prospects Cup (May 12-15), both at the Gary W. Harris Canada Games Centre.
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5 vs 6 Game
Alberta Blue 6 – Alberta Red 5 (SO)
Players of the Game: Alberta Blue: #9 Braeden Cootes | Alberta Red: #17 Ryan Miller
3 vs 4 Game
Alberta Yellow 6 – Alberta Green 1
Players of the Game: Alberta Yellow: #12 Lukas Kaplan | Alberta Green: #17 Christian Stephanson
Alberta Black 6 – Alberta Grey 5 (SO)
Players of the Game: Alberta Black: #10 Aiden Foster | Alberta Grey: #6 Connor Schmidt
Gatorade Alberta Built Performer of the Day – Cohen Carter (Alberta Black)
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