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Para Series Recap – United States 9, Canada 3

Tyler McGregor scored two power-play goals as Canada lost 9-3 to the United States in game two in Elmira

March 18, 2023

ELMIRA, Ont. Canada’s National Para Hockey Team dropped the second game of its three-game series against the United States, losing 9-3 to its cross-border rival at the Woolwich Memorial Centre on Friday night.

  • Captain Tyler McGregor (Forest, Ont.) led the offence with a pair of power-play goals.
  • James Dunn (Wallacetown, Ont.) chipped in with a goal and an assist.
  • Anton Jacobs-Webb (Gatineau, Que.), Dominic Cozzolino (Mississauga, Ont.) and Adam Dixon (Midland, Ont.) contributed one assist apiece.
  • Jean-François Huneault (Saint-Eustache, Que.) made 27 saves.
  • The United States outshot Canada 36-30.

Next Game:

Canada vs. United States – Saturday, March 18 (4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT)

Tickets for the game on March 18 are available for purchase at the door at the Woolwich Memorial Centre for $5 for children (under age 17) and $10 for adults.


“I thought we did a great job of moving the puck quickly and spreading the offensive zone out on the power play. We were able to get a lot of accurate shots, and between the power play and having an extra attacker with [Huneault] out, I thought we made plays with urgency. That is what you need to do to capitalize on your chances, and that was a positive for us tonight.”

-      Head coach Russ Herrington (Unionville, Ont./York University, OUA) on the team’s power play

“Our power play was one of the bright spots of our game tonight. I thought we moved the puck well and our communication was amazing. We were making really good plays and it was obviously nice to get those two [goals], especially with both of them coming on the power play. Unfortunately, it was a tough loss, but we can take a lot from this game and implement it tomorrow.”

-      McGregor on his power play goals and tomorrow’s game

“There was a bit of a scrum at the blue line and I saw a loose puck. I poked it over to [Dunn] and I saw him skating towards the net. He made a great play, made space for himself and he created a great opportunity that he made the most of.

“We had a good offensive presence tonight, but we need to focus on both sides of the puck equally. Last game we were solid defensively, and today we were a little better offensively but we lacked in some areas on defence. We just need to bring a good mix of both to be successful.”

-      Jacobs-Webb on his assist and takeaways from tonight’s game

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