underdog team from Calgary plays hard and fights Bow River Bruins on their way to the final game.
“The Wolves had their fans on the edge of their seats all weekend in Drumheller” said the Wolves team manager. The Trails West Wolves from Calgary played in a tournament in Drumheller and tried to get that shiny gold metal. The team only get to play on the local rinks in Calgary like the Flames Community rinks. They are starting to get boring so it is a unique experience to play on the ice in Drumheller. All of this fun is located in one place the amazing Drumheller. It is also home to the incredible Royal Tyrell Museum which is a one of a kind dinosaur museum. This tournament took place from the 17-19 of November. The Wolves played in this tournament because the league needed them to so they can make sure that all the teams are balanced if they play each other. This is called the seeding round and it is very important to all the players and coaches so the teams are evenly matched. Based on the wins and losses of the teams playing, the Wolves knew it would be a struggle to place first. They undefeated Bow River Bruins where looking to stay undefeated. The wolves great team managers where the ones who put all of this fun together.
The Wolves played their first game Friday night against Crowfoot Coyotes. They unfortunately lost 4-3. But they managed to get 3 goals against a tough team. Saturday morning came quickly and then when the Wolves where ready they went to rink. On the ice, the Wolves started their warm up. The Bow River Bruins 9 managed to score some quick goals in the third period to win the game 8-5. Little did the Wolves know that this score would would help them achieve the finals. Saturday afternoon was a defining moment for the Wolves as they played the Bow River Bruins 8 and managed to win 3-4 against this team by playing hard every period. The Wolves thought they would be in the B finals but because they scored more goals than the other teams, they were on their way to the A finals. The tournament underdogs, that nobody though would have a chance. During the game the Wolves played their best. The final score was 2-0, a shocking score because the Bruins have never come so close to defeat. In the end the Wolves took home a shiny silver medal.
When the Wolves weren’t on the ice they enjoyed each other’s company and bonded as a team going down the waterside. Since the team experienced this, they are closer on the ice and know each other better, making for a better team.
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