He took first place in the race.
Morrison’s victory, completed on Calgary’s Olympic Oval, had him beat out the top five fellow skaters by 1.7 seconds, as he crossed the finish line at 1 minute and 44.73 seconds.
Finishing second in the race was Regina’s Lucas Makowsky, with a time of one minute and 46.43 seconds, with third place going to Mathieu Giroux of Pointe-aux-Trembles, Quebec, at one minute and 46.47 seconds.
These trials are used to help assist in identifying teams for the first five World Cup events of the 2012-2013 season. The first long track World Cup event is being held Friday, November 16-18, in Heerenveen, Netherlands.
The first event will feature all competitive distances.