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.
5 vs 6 Game
Alberta Blue 6 – Alberta Red 5 (SO)
3 vs 4 Game
Alberta Yellow 6 – Alberta Green 1
Alberta Black 6 – Alberta Grey 5 (SO)
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