Minor Peewee Blue - Guelph Powerplay Tournament Champs, News (Raiders Hockey Club)

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Nov 25, 2019 | Aaron Walsh | 642 views
Minor Peewee Blue - Guelph Powerplay Tournament Champs
Congratulations to our Jr. Cougars for another amazing weekend and coming out on top in the Guelph Powerplay Tournament.  This 10-team tournament was the most challenging yet as it featured 6 of the top ranked 18 teams in Ontario.

Kicking things off on Friday, the Jr. Cougars were leading in both Friday games 2-1 with under a minute left; however, with the goalie pulled and a player in the box they needed to settle for a 2-2 draw in both games.  Saturday morning was the turning point. With the score 2-1 (yet again!!) versus the Sarnia Sting the Jr. Cougars held down the fort and withstood a furious attack and this time came away victorious.

 

With day #1 jitters out of the way and a win under their belts, the Jr. Cougars confidence started to show on the ice. Passes were crisper, more shots began finding the back of the net, and the defensive zone 5-card was impenetrable. There was no turning back as the team put together 3 more wins and ended up defeating the host team, Guelph Gryphons, 3-1 in the finals.

 

Not only did the Jr. Cougars win the tournament but it was their 3rd consecutive title! During this incredible stretch the team has remained undefeated going 13-0-4.

 

Congratulations on another outstanding tournament weekend!

 

Coach Jay
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