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Wolves Blank Black Hawks 2-0, Win Junior Club World Cup - Junior Hockey News
Published: Sunday, 26 Aug 2012
The Sudbury Wolves has helped bring Canada another victory in the international scene as they won the 2012 Junior Club World Cup with a 2-0 win over the Waterloo Black Hawks at the Omsk Arena in Omsk, Siberia.
The battle of the two North American teams was a rare matchup between the OHL vs the USHL with the "O" winning this round of bragging rights.
Joshua Leivo and Frankie Corrado tallied both goals for the Wolves and goaltender Joel Vienneau stopped everything that the Black Hawks threw at him to earn the shutout.
Leivo broke a scoreless tie at 7:56 of the third period as he went in alone and scored on a breakaway. Leivo, a Toronto Maple Leafs prospect, was the tournament's scoring leader with six goals and five assists in six games.
With the Black Hawks' Kyle Schmidt in the penalty box for tripping at 8:26, Corrado scored a power-play goal four seconds later, extending the Wolves' lead to 2-0. Corrado is a prospect in the Vancouver Canucks' system.
The Wolves went 1-for-4 with the man-advantage while the Black Hawks failed to convert on all five power-play opportunities.
The Wolves will head home and regroup before doing it all over again as the team's training camp begins this Saturday, September 1.
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