The No. 2-ranked Minnesota Wilderness of Cloquet were beaten by No. 1 Brooks (Alberta) Bandits 6-3 Sunday in round-robin play of Canada’s Royal Bank Cup in Summerside, Prince Edward Island. Brooks is 2-0 in the five-team tournament and Minnesota 0-2.
A game story from the tournament web site is here.
Minnesota plays Truro (Nova Scotia) on Tuesday.
In the World Championships in Finland and Sweden, the United States (5-1) next faces Slovakia (2-4) Tuesday in Helsinki.
The International Ice Hockey Federation has world rankings based on tournament play here.