Celebrating gold at Wayne Gretzky International hockey tourney

Brantford forward Dayton Sawyer surveys his options before making that key offensive play during what was a Wayne Gretzky 48th annual tournament opening 3-0 shutout win against Funeset Norway. Brantford would go on to become the Major ‘A’ Bantam champions. (Photo by Neil Becker)

By: Neil Becker Sports Reporter It was a magical moment for those devoted Six Nations hockey fans who experienced that ultimate thrill of watching what was an ultra talented Brantford Major ‘AAA’ Bantam Squad capture gold at the Wayne Gretzky 48th annual International hockey tournament. Travelling to the Wayne Gretzky Sports Centre from Six Nations were many supporters, friends and family who witnessed what was a storybook ending to this three- day tournament as this Brantford team, which has three elite talented Six Nations players in Davin Bomberry, Preston Hill and Dayton Sawyer, managed to dramatically shutout the Stittsville Rams 3-0, in officially capturing the Wayne Gretzky International Hockey Bantam ‘A’ Championship banner. Shortly after Brantford started tournament play by making a statement with a 3-0 win against Furuset Norway,…

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