Pandas bamboo Stix (Canada Cup West hockey, Kelowna, BC, Canada)

Action from the game between Calgary Team Stix and Alberta Junior Pandas at the Canada Cup West, Kelowna, BC, Canada.
© J. Ashley Nixon

The Alberta Junior Pandas and Calgary Team Stix faced one another for the second time in the semi-final of the Canada Cup West in Kelowna, BC, Canada. (see this link for the first match report)

Action from the game between Calgary Team Stix and Alberta Junior Pandas at the Canada Cup West, Kelowna, BC, Canada.
© J. Ashley Nixon

Bigger, faster, stronger

It was a game that felt different to the first outing. Bigger; faster, stronger as the Daft Punks might say. Yet the game was more blown out on the scoreboard which was showing 6-0 at the end of sixty minutes play.

Action from the game between Calgary Team Stix and Alberta Junior Pandas at the Canada Cup West, Kelowna, BC, Canada.
© J. Ashley Nixon

It was a game dominated by strong neutral zone control by the Pandas which prevented most of the Stix launches from getting deep into the Alberta provincial side’s home space.

Action from the game between Calgary Team Stix and Alberta Junior Pandas at the Canada Cup West, Kelowna, BC, Canada.
© J. Ashley Nixon

It was a game with many learnings to reflect on for the Stix AA side. Great determination through to the end where they had to kill off a five on three for a couple of infringements.

Action from the game between Calgary Team Stix and Alberta Junior Pandas at the Canada Cup West, Kelowna, BC, Canada.
© J. Ashley Nixon

Good luck Pandas in your final game. Safe trip home Stix. Hoping to see you at the Canada Cup West next year.

Bigger, faster, stronger…

Alberta Junior Pandas celebrate their 6-0 win against Calgary Team Stix AA at the Canada Cup West, Kelowna, BC, Canada.
© J. Ashley Nixon

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