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Road to the TELUS Cup: St. John's Privateers
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April 16, 2011
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Host team
Newfoundland & Labrador Major Midget Hockey League champions

HOW THEY GOT TO ST. JOHN’S

NLMMHL Playoffs
SF – defeated Western Kings 4-1 (10-6, 12-0, 1-2 OT, 7-2, 5-1
FINAL – defeated Central IcePak 4-0 (9-0, 11-2, 3-1, 7-1)

Atlantic Regional
RR – 1st place (defeated Fredericton Canadiens 5-3, defeated Charlottetown Islanders 6-0, defeated Cornwall Thunder 4-2, defeated Halifax Titans 5-3)
FINAL – lost to Halifax Titans 4-3

REGULAR SEASON

Record – 26-3-1 (1st in NLMMHL)
Goals For – 215 (1st in NLMMHL)
Goals Against – 45 (1st in NLMMHL)
Longest Winning Streak – 14 (Oct. 15-Nov. 27)
Top 3 Scorers –

  • Danny Wicks – 34G 37A 71P (1st in NLMMHL)
  • Marcus Power – 22G 42A 64P (2nd in NLMMHL)
  • Brandon Pye – 22G 22A 44P (3rd in NLMMHL)

PLAYOFFS

Record – 12-2
Goals For – 88
Goals Against – 27
Top 3 Scorers –

  • Marcus Power – 18G 19A 37P
  • Danny Wicks – 12G 14A 26P
  • Justin O’Reilly – 7G 8A 15P

NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

2010 – St. John’s Fog Devils (bronze medal)
3-2-2 record | 28GF 23GA

2007 – St. John’s Maple Leafs (5th place)
1-4-0 record | 9GF 21GA

2006 – St. John’s Maple Leafs (5th place)
2-3-0 record | 18GF 25GA

2003 – St. John’s Maple Leafs (bronze medal)
3-4-0 record | 19GF 22GA

2000 – St. John’s Maple Leafs (6th place)
0-4-1 record | 13GF 27GA

1989 – St. John’s Capitals (6th place)
0-5-0 record | 7GF 29GA

1986 – St. John’s Avalon (4th place)
1-5-1 record | 25GF 51GA

1980 – St. John’s Chris. Bros. (10th place)
1-4-0 record | 15GF 37GA

PLAYERS TO WATCH

MARCUS CUOMO
good size and frame … fights through checks … ‘bull in a china shop’-type player … very good hand-eye coordination … excellent hockey sense … wins battles for loose pucks … chips in offensively

MARCUS POWER
excellent stick-handler … quick hands … very good skater … reads the play well … passes the puck well … very competitive … solid defensively … hard to knock off the puck … good leadership skills

RYAN POWER
good skater … shows ability to rush the puck … smart player … blessed with excellent on-ice vision … solid at both ends … reads the play well … above-average hockey sense … very good passer

QMJHL DRAFTED PLAYERS

Marcus Power – Rouyn-Noranda 2010 (6th round, 103rd overall)


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