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Sarnia’s Jack Nesbitt, Team Ontario win gold at Canada Winter Games

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Sarnia’s Jack Nesbitt and Team Ontario won gold at the 2023 Canada Winter Games Men’s Hockey championship in Prince Edward Island over the weekend.

“For the sixth time, Ontario has won men’s hockey gold at the Canada Winter Games, besting Saskatchewan 3-2 in a double overtime thriller in the gold medal game at the Eastlink Centre in Charlottetown on Saturday night,” Hockey Canada stated in a news release. “The win marks the 11th men’s hockey medal overall for Ontario at the Canada Winter Games, including its sixth gold.”

Nesbitt was among 20 players selected to the Team Ontario roster for the Games — held every four years showcasing the top under-16 hockey talent in the country.

The 16-year-old Northern Collegiate student is the captain and leading scorer with the Lambton Jr. Sting’s AAA U-16 team.

He had one goal in in the tournament.

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