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Road to The RBC Cup: Wellington Dukes
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April 29, 2011
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Dudley Hewitt Cup (Central Region) champions
Ontario Junior Hockey League champions

HOW THEY GOT TO CAMROSE

OJHL Playoffs
PRE – defeated Upper Canada Patriots 4-0 (9-0, 6-1, 4-2, 5-1)
QF – defeated Villanova Knights 4-1 (7-3, 5-2, 2-4, 3-1, 8-2)
SF – defeated Stouffville Spirit 4-2 (2-1, 1-2, 5-1, 0-4, 5-3, 3-2)
FINAL – defeated Oakville Blades 4-1 (5-2, 4-0, 1-2, 3-2 OT, 4-2)

Dudley Hewitt Cup
RR – 2nd place (defeated Wisconsin Wilderness 7-2, defeated Soo Eagles 7-1, lost to Huntsville Otters 3-2 2OT)
SF – defeated Soo Eagles 3-2 4OT
FINAL – defeated Huntsville Otters 5-3

REGULAR SEASON

Record: 38-7-5 (2nd in OJHL)
Goals For: 197 (16th in OJHL)
Goals Against: 128 (2nd in OJHL)
Power Play: 49 for 223 – 22.0% (5th in OJHL)
Penalty Killing: 155 for 187 – 82.9% (13th in OJHL)
Longest Winning Streak: 10 (Nov. 8-Dec. 5)
Top 3 Scorers –

  • Sean Rudy – 22G 51A 73P (16th in OJHL)
  • Joe Zarbo – 33G 29A 62P (30th in OJHL)
  • Steve Evans – 30G 29A 59P (37th in OJHL)

PLAYOFFS

Record: 20-5
Goals For: 100
Goals Against: 46
Power Play: 21 for 109 – 19.3%
Penalty Killing: 80 for 92 – 87.0%
Top 3 Scorers –

  • Sean Rudy – 14G 22A 36P
  • Joe Zarbo – 15G 20A 35P
  • Steve Evans – 11G 15A 26P

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

2003 – Wellington Dukes (3rd place)
2-3 record | 10GF 16GA

PLAYERS TO WATCH

JORDAN RUBY
steals games on his own … great size … great quickness … quick glove … good lateral quickness … very good worth ethic … makes second-effort saves … high level of compete … stays square to the puck

SEAN RUDY
big, strong centre … lots of skill … good skating stride … good balance … very good size and frame … good puck protection … does a good job of fighting through checks … likes to play physical

JOSEPH ZARBO
dangerous sniper … very good shot … above average skater … good job of getting into scoring position … can shoot in stride … good power play performer … good stick-handler … quick hands

NCAA COMMITMENTS

Curtis Leonard – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (2011-12)
Jordan Ruby – Rochester Institute of Technology (2011-12)
Sean Rudy – Bemidji State University (2011-12)
Joe Zarbo – Clarkson University (2011-12)


For more information:

André Brin
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557
abrin@hockeycanada.ca

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Manager, Media Relations/Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4564
fdupont@hockeycanada.ca

Keegan Goodrich
Coordinator, Media
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
kgoodrich@hockeycanada.ca

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