Jamie Penney ripped a shot past goalie Jets' Billy Clarke to give the Royals 4-3 overtime win and give Corner Brook a three game sweep of their semi-final. The smooth-skating defenceman scored at 5:14 of the second overtime.
Darren Colbourne, Ryan McMackin and Adam Guy scored the other goals for the hometown winners. Dawson Drake, Nolan Pearson and Jonathan McCarthy scored for the Jets who rallied from a 3-1 deficit in the third.
The game featured outstanding netminding from the Jets' Billy Clarke and Corner Brook's Brad Dyke. Clarke made 65 saves. [Full Story]
Teams in the West Coast Senior Hockey League are battling for the Cliff Gorman Memorial Cup. The cup was donated by Bishop Financial Services when the league was launched last March.
Who is Cliff Gorman?
Cliff Gorman was born in PEI in 1927. He moved to Corner Brook in 1955.
He wasn't in the west coast city for long before becoming involved in hockey. He was a dedicated volunteer with the Corner Brook Hockey Association. In 1972, Gorman began a long tenure at the helm of the association. [Full Story]
Ryan Meade is the winner of the Corner Brook Royals' Most Valuable Player Award. Meade, a consistent point getter all season, led the team in scoring with 33 points, finishing second in the league.
Brad Dyke had an outstanding year between the pipes and was named the league's best goalie. He finished with a save percentage of about 92.5%, playing in 12 of the team's 18 games. [Full Story]
The Corner Brook Royals have taken a 2-0 lead on the Stephenville Jets in the best of 5 semi. Nick Childs goal with 6.5 seconds left on the clock tied the game at 4-4, sending the teams into overtime. In extra time, veteran Jeremy Bishop crushed the spirits of the Jets' fans scoring the game-winner 8 minutes in.
The Jets looked to be en route to evening the series as they had leads of 3-0 and 4-1, but the Royals would not quit and mounted the comeback.
Corner Brook will have the chance to finish off a sweep of the Jets when the teams meet Friday at 8:00 at the Civic Centre. [Full Story]