Howe & Top Prospect Wood Help Canada to Gold at U18 Hlinka Gretzky Cup

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Red Deer, Alta. – Regina Pats forward Tanner Howe and top prospect Matthew Wood helped Canada to a gold medal at the 2022 Hlinka Gretzky Cup with a 4-1 victory over Sweden on Saturday.

Howe opened the scoring for Canada, recording his second of the tournament. The Prince Albert, Sask. product finished the tournament with four points (2G-2A) in five games for Canada.

Pats top prospect and 2020 second-round pick Matthew Wood recorded five points (2G-3A) in five games for Canada at the 2022 Hlinka Gretzky Cup.

Saturday’s win marked Canada’s 23rd gold medal at the Hlinka Gretzky Cup since the tournament was inaugurated in 1991.

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