Jost, Fabbro and Canada West playing for WJAC gold

Tyson Jost has four point game helping Canada West advance to WJAC gold medal match

Tyson Jost

Team Canada West defeated Team Canada East 8-5 in a semifinal in Cobourg, Ont. thanks to a six-goal third period Thursday to advance to the World Junior A Challenge gold medal game.

The line of Liam Finlay (Kelowna, B.C./Vernon, BCHL), Tyson Jost (Kelowna, B.C./Penticton, BCHL) and Joseph Nardi (Edmonton, Alta./Whitecourt, AJHL) combined for nine points in that third period. Canada East also struck for three goals.

Jost, captain of Canada West and the BCHL Vees, tied a tournament record with four points in the third period in which he scored once and collected three assists.

“We had guys chipping in with big goals at key times, and that’s what you need to win the one-game showdowns,” said Team Canada West in a press release. “You need guys stepping up on the bench, and that’s what we had in the third period.”

The teams were deadlocked at two then had a scoreless second period.

Canada West built a two goal lead 6:14 into the third. Not long after the 4-2 goal, Brett Murray and Luc Brown struck for Canada East. Sixteen seconds after Canada East tied the game at four, Jost put Canada West on top again. Josh Kosack tied the game one last time at 14:50 before Nardi, Tyler Busch and Noah Bauld sealed the game for Canada West. Matthew Murray finished with 24 saves in the win.

Canada West will face Russia Saturday at 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT and will be broadcast by TSN.

 

 

Just Posted

4 victims killed in Penticton shooting spree remembered at vigil

John Brittain, 68, is charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of second-degree murder

Cheech and Chong bring O Cannabis Tour to Penticton

Comedic duo will be performing at the South Okanagan Events Centre

Penticton approves four cannabis store locations

City council also chose to defer four applications, with five more still in the process of applying

Okanagan-Shuswap weather: The rain clouds will move on

Environment Canada is forecasting a mixed bag of conditions

Penticton man banned from convenience store for punching clerk

Penticton man was sentenced on charges of assault and theft under $5,000

Alleged Penticton gunman seen ‘angrily yelling’ before opening fire, witness says

One witness said she heard three bangs, the other said the alleged shooter walked right by him

Council aims to ease plans for housing homeless in Shuswap

Forty units for homeless in Salmon Arm considered by BC Housing plus 70 units of affordable rentals

B.C. awaits Kenney’s ‘turn off taps,’ threat; Quebec rejects Alberta pipelines

B.C. Premier John Horgan said he spoke with Kenney Wednesday and the tone was cordial

Federal government extends deadline to make Trans Mountain decision to June 18

The National Energy Board endorsed an expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline on Feb. 22

Prince George sweeps to first-ever BC Hockey League crown

Spruce Kings beat Vernon Vipers 3-1 in the Okanagan Wednesday for 13th straight playoff win

Ageless in leather and chains, Judas Priest brings Firepower to Kelowna

Rob Halford speaks on the last 50 years with Judas Priest

Hwang’s first MLS goal lifts Whitecaps to 1-0 win over LAFC

Vancouver picks up first victory of season

Kelowna teen fighting for life in Vancouver hospital

A GoFundMe has been set up for KSS’s Erin Tannar

WATCH: Okanagan creator transforms into Megatron

Vernon’s Darren McNiven lives in car and creates Transformer replicas, art in former storage bin

Most Read