Fust earns Swiss player of the game at World Juniors
— Chilliwack Chiefs (@Chiefs_Hockey) December 27, 2020
Chilliwack Chiefs 2002-born forward Ray Fust had an assist and was named player of the game for Switzerland in a 4-1 loss to Finland on Sunday at the 2021 World Junior Hockey Championship.
2002-born Penticton Vees forward Stefano Bottini was in the Swiss penalty box for goaltender interference when the Finns capitalized on the power play to make it 3-1 in the third period.
Switzerland’s next game is against Canada on Tuesday at 3 pm Pacific Time.
Canada improves to 2-0 with a win over Slovakia
— #WorldJuniors (@HC_WJC) December 28, 2020
Forward Alex Newhook (60 goals, 108 assists in 98 games with Victoria from 2017-19) finished with a pair of shots in Canada’s 3-1 preliminary round win over Slovakia on Sunday at the World Juniors.
The 19-year-old sophomore at Boston College has three points and five shots on goal through two games at the tournament.
Conway signs ECHL deal in Orlando
Player signing by @OrlandoHockey: F Scott Conway (17G & 16A in 39 GP w/ @atlgladiators plus 3G & 2A in 13 GP w/ @AHLBruins and 2G & 1A in 3 GP for Great Britain in the Olympic Games qualifying round last season). This will be his second pro year. pic.twitter.com/PfxvwtWuF9
— ECHL Week (@ECHLWeek) December 27, 2020
Forward Scott Conway (56 goals, 60 assists in 56 games with Penticton in 2015-16) signed with the ECHL’s Orlando Solar Bears for the 2020-21 season.
The 25-year-old, who’s from Basingstoke, Great Britain, had 33 points in 39 games with Atlanta of the ECHL in 2019-20. Conway added five points in 13 games with Providence of the American Hockey League.
Zerter-Gossage takes his game to Germany
Forward Lewis Zerter-Gossage (18 goals, 28 assists in 57 games with Penticton in 2014-15) signed a contract for 2020-21 with Blue Devils Weiden of the Oberliga, which is the third tier of pro hockey in Germany.
The Montreal, Quebec product spent most of 2019-20 with the Hartford Wolf Pack of the AHL, scoring three points in 25 games. Zerter-Gossage, 25, also notched 10 points in 21 ECHL games split between Maine and Reading.