Six unanswered goals was all it took for the Chinese Taipei to defeat the United Arab Emirates 6-1 and take home the 2016 Challenge Cup of Asia title.

To Weng led the way for Taipei, finishing with two goals to finish with 19 points on the tournament, good for first overall. His marker at 8:33 of the first on the power play got the game started, only to have Ping-En Lu get the game winner on his sixth goal of the tournament.

The Emirates kept close throughout the contest, trailing Taipei in shots by just one when it was all said and done. Yu Cheng Liao was strong in net for Taipei, making 27 shots on 28 saves in a strong effort for the goalie.

With the win, Chinese Taipei has now won four straight CCOA events, their sixth title since the tournament began in 2008. Taipei doesn’t compete at the World Championships, but the United Arab Emirates will have their focus set on the Division III tournament when the event takes place next month.

Earlier in the day, Mongolia went on to beat Thailand 7-3 for the bronze medal, which also marks their fourth straight at the tournament.

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Steven took a different route towards his hockey interests. Starting out as a big Habs fan, he started to gravitate towards the more obscure levels of hockey, such as the low level tournaments in Asia, strange club matches between teams most people in North America can’t pronounce, and even some 3am contests between Bulgaria and New Zealand. Aside from his love for strange hockey events, Steven occasionally acts as a mediocre ball hockey goalie following a failed attempt at making it to the NHL as a fourth line house league grinder. Beyond hockey, Steven is an avid racing fan and loves to chat about NASCAR, F1, Indycar, you name it. Oh, and don’t get him started on music. That is, unless you want the whole history of metal and a guitar lesson. Currently, Steven is a credentialed media member with the Mississauga Steelheads of the OHL, as well as with the Oakville Blades of the OJHL. Steven has also hosted the television show "The Hockey House" on TVCogeco in Ontario, as well as a segment under the same with on LeafsTV in Toronto. Home page:

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