BWC atoms capture crown at Chicago tourney
The Burnaby Winter Club atom A2 team won the AAA division while the peewee team took the elite division in its age group at the Bauer World Invite minor hockey tournament in Chicago earlier this month.
The peewees downed the Toronto Marlboros 6-1 in the elite final while the atoms took out the Twin Bridges Lightning from the St. Louis area 4-2 in its final.
In the semifinals, BWC edged the Winnetka Warriors of Illinois 3-2 in the second overtime, which was a three-on-three. Along the way, they edged Chesterfield, Mo., 4-3, and a Wisconsin team 9-1.