2015 RBC Cup

2015 RBC Cup
Portage Terriers forward Brad Bowles was the big winner at the 2015 RBC Cup awards banquet on Friday night, taking home a trio of honours – Most Valuable Player, Top Forward and Top Sc...
It was twin brother Brad who stole the headlines all week with an MVP performance, but Shawn Bowles stepped into the national spotlight Sund...
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Shawn Bowles had a goal and two assists, Zac Robidoux made 26 saves and the Terriers became the first host team to win the RBC Cup since 200...
Nineteen years ago, Trevor Blevins was just a teenager from Melfort, Sask., trying to win a national title with his hometown team. Now, as h...
No team has had a longer road to the RBC Cup than the Canadians, who opened their season on Aug. 29, 262 days ago. Can they become national ...
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After coming up two wins short with Surrey in 2013 and Vernon in 2014, Demico Hannoun is back for a third shot at an RBC Cup title, this tim...
If familiarity breeds contempt, no one told the Soo Thunderbirds. No team at the 2015 RBC Cup is as tight knit as the “brotherhood,” a roste...
Shawn Bowles had a goal and two assists, Zac Robidoux made 26 saves and the Terriers became the first host team to win the RBC Cup since Weyburn in 2005 by handing the Canadians their second national final loss in as many years.
Jordyn Boyd had a pair of goals, Zack Waldvogel added a goal and an assist and the host Terriers got points from 10 different players, booking their spot in the championship game with a convincing semifinal win over the Mustangs.
Jordan Larson scored the game-winning goal 3:43 into the second overtime and Guillaume Therien made 36 saves, sending the Canadians into the championship game for the second year in a row after a thrilling semifinal win over the Vees.
Brad Bowles scored once and added an assist, and Zack Waldvogel chipped in with three helpers as the Terriers scored three times in 7:29 in the first period and held off a Mustangs rally to clinch top spot in the preliminary round.
Patrick Newell had two goals and two assists, Demico Hannoun added three helpers and the Vees scored three times on the power play to finish the preliminary round with a victory and assure themselves of a top-two finish.
Cole Hyrsky found a loose puck in front of the net and scored the overtime winner 5:36 into the extra period on the Mustangs’ 50th and final shot to give Melfort a victory over the Canadians and keep their first-place hopes alive.
Steen Cooper tied the game early in the second period and set up Connor Chartier for the game-winning goal five minutes into the third, helping the Vees erase a pair of first-period deficits and hand the Canadians their first loss.
Brad Bowles led the way with a hat trick and an assist, and 12 players recorded at least one point as the Terriers flexed some offensive muscle, clinching a spot in the semifinals while ending the Thunderbirds’ RBC Cup dreams.
Five different players scored found the back of the net, Eric Sinclair added a pair of assists and the Mustangs earned their first three points, using a three-goals-in-1:54 stretch early in the first period to knock off the Thunderbirds.
Owen Stewart scored the game-winning goal and Guillaume Therien became the first goaltender in 20 years to start the RBC Cup with back-to-back shutouts as the Canadians blanked the Terriers to take sole possession of first place.
Hunter Miska made 17 saves to record the shutout, Matt Serratore was the first of four different players to score goals and the Vees picked up their first win of the RBC Cup, becoming the first team all season to blank Mustangs.
Guillaume Therien stopped all 27 shots he faced to earn the shutout, Jordan Larson and Andy Sturtz provided the offence with three points apiece, and the Canadians blanked the Thunderbirds to start their RBC Cup with a win.
Tanner Jago’s goal broke open a tie game with less than eight minutes to go, Zac Robidoux was terrific in a 31-save performance and the Terriers opened the RBC Cup on home ice with a back-and-forth win over the Vees.
2015 RBC: POR 5 – CPC 2 (Championship)
Shawn Bowles had three points to lead the Terriers to their first national title.
2015 RBC: CPC 2 – PEN 1 (2OT) (Semifinal)
Larson scored the winner 3:43 into double overtime, sending the Canadians to the final.
2015 RBC: PEN 5 – SOO 2 (Preliminary)
Newell had two goals and two assists to help the Vees finish the prelims with a win.
2015 RBC: POR 3 – MEL 2 (Preliminary)
The Terriers scored three times in 7:29 in the first period to help clinch first place.
R Player Goals Assists PTS
1. Brad Bowles 5 4 9
1. Zack Waldvogel 1 8 9
2. Shawn Bowles 3 3 6
2. Patrick Newell 4 2 6
2. Cole Hyrsky 2 4 6
3. Andy Sturtz 2 3 5
3. Jordan Larson 3 2 5
3. Stephen Baylis 3 2 5
3. Tanner Jago 2 3 5
3. Demico Hannoun 0 5 5
R Player GAA SV %
1. Zac Robidoux 1.75 .923
2. Hunter Miska 1.85 .922
3. Guillaume Therien 2.00 .928
4. Justin Laforest 2.50 .891
5. Richard Palmer 3.57 .867
6. Mario Culina 4.94 .856
7. Brian Kment 6.59 .848
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