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Memorial Cup: Suzuki and the Storm fall to the Mooseheads

Canadiens prospect picks up an assist in the loss

by Pierre-Antoine Mercier, translated by Dan Braverman @CanadiensMTL /

MONTREAL - The Guelph Storm fell 4-2 to the Halifax Mooseheads on Sunday night in their second game at the Memorial Cup.

In the loss, Nick Suzuki finished with an assist as well as a plus-1 differential. The Habs prospect also led his team with 10 shots on goal and excelled in the faceoff dot, winning 16 of his 29 faceoffs for a 55.17% success rate.

Tweet from @Storm_City: 🚨 The seeing eye shot from @seandurzi ties up this game at 1-1! #GUEvsHAL | #MemorialCup

Defenseman Sean Durzi led the way on offense for Guelph, scoring both of his team's goals.

George Burnett's troops now have a 1-0-1 record in two games at the Memorial Cup.

For their part, the Mooseheads are now assured of a spot in the semifinal thanks to the win. The hosts won their first game of the tournament against the WHL champions, the Prince Albert Raiders.

The final game of the preliminary round for Guelph and Suzuki takes place on Tuesday against the Raiders.

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