Langley Army marches to tourney gold

Backed by the clutch goaltending of Ryan Wansink, the Langley Hockey House Army won the U12 division at the Northwest Cup.

The 21st annual inline hockey tournament took place Aug. 15-17 in Bend, Oregon.   

After starting the tournament with a heartbreaking 5-4 loss to the host Bend Bullets, the Army found their legs and “wheeled” off back-to-back decisive wins to set up a rematch with the host team.  

The gold medal game proved to be much different than their previous match-up.

Langley’s tough, fast defence of Jackson Sing, Carter Wilson, and Jake Herod efficiently shut down any second chances and quickly moved the puck up the floor to the forwards consisting of Trevor Parsons, Chris Tryssnar, Austin Lochhead, and Bryden Frisk, who made the most of their chances, as the Army skated to a 4-1 victory.

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