February 22, 2019February 23, 2019News, Team Alberta Following a disappointing loss in semi-finals against Ontario, Team Alberta bounced back in the bronze medal game at Centrium, defeating 12-0 the team from Saskatchewan. Matt Savoie opened the score for Team Alberta 13 minutes into the opening period. The second period went in a single direction with Team Alberta opening the floodgates with a total of eight goals. The host province scored five goals in just under six minutes in a huge momentum swing. Alberta continued on their goal-scoring mission with three more goals before heading for the dressing room. In the third period, Alberta added goals in the ninth, fourteenth and twentieth minutes of play. Matt Savoie completed the natural hat trick with by scoring the first three goals of the game for Alberta. Craig Armstrong and Dylan Guenther scored twice, with Tyson Laventure, Zack Stringer, Olen Zellweger, Marc Lajoie and Owen MacNeil all netting single goals. Goaltender Drew Sim recorded the shutout for Team Alberta. Sim stopped all 37 shots directed towards him. Alberta scored 12 goals on 25 shots, a goal every second shot. Historically, Alberta is the province having won the most medals in men’s hockey with 11 medals since 1967 (4-4-3). The last time Team Alberta was kept off the podium goes back to 1987 when they finished fifth. Team Alberta has earned men’s hockey medals in all but three Canada Games (1079, 1983, 1987) since 1967. Dylan Guenther finished the 2019 Canada Winter Games tournament as Team Alberta’s top scorer with eight points (two goals, six assists). Craig Armstrong and Tyson Laventure each scored five goals since the start of the tournament, Alberta’s best goal scorers.