The Great Britian U20 junior team had something to celebrate on Friday, winning their fourth straight Division IIA World Junior game to earn promotion to Division IB for 2016.

The victory was lead by Bobby Chamberlain, scoring three goals before getting named player of the game against Korea. His power-play goal with nine minutes to go looked to have potentially seal the deal, but an even later goal from Korea forced the game into overtime. The game wouldn’t find a victor during the extra five minute session, meaning the game would require a shootout to declare the victor. During the skills competition, Jordan Cownie was the crowned the hero after beating Kweonyoung Kim for the 5-4 victory.

The victory comes a year after GB was disqualified from Division 1B after using 18-year-old Adam Jones, who was ineligible to play due to not playing in the country prior. The victory this year secures a spot back in Division 1B, where the team will fight back in hopes of sticking around for a years and potentially battle for promotion to Division 1A in the future.

Great Britain still has one more game remaining on the schedule, with a meeting against Estonia set for Saturday afternoon.

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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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