Road to the TELUS Cup
Newfoundland & Labrador Major Midget Hockey League
David Brien
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February 16, 2016
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PLAYOFF MATCH-UPS

1) St. John’s Maple Leafs vs. 4) Central Ice Pak
2) St. John’s Privateers vs. 3) Western Kings

FINAL STANDINGS (W-L-OTL)

St. John’s Maple Leafs – 55 points (27-4-1)
St. John’s Privateers – 42 points (20-10-2)
Western – 31 points (14-15-3)
Central – 30 points (12-14-6)
Tri Pen – 17 points (7-22-3)

LEADING SCORERS

Kyle McGrath (St. John’s Maple Leafs) – 24G 35A 59P
Brent Broaders (Central) – 20G 31A 51P
Jalen Gillard (Western) – 27G 21A 48P
James Locke (St. John’s Maple Leafs) – 21G 14A 35P
Dylan MacKenzie (St. John’s Maple Leafs) – 18G 16A 34P

LAST NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCE

2011 (St. John’s Privateers – sixth place)

TOTAL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES (since 1984)

8 (1986, 1989 (host), 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011 (host))

LAST NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP

none (best finish: bronze medal – St. John’s Maple Leafs, 2003; St. John’s Fog Devils, 2010)

TOTAL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

none

TOP REGULAR SEASON TEAM – ST. JOHN’S MAPLE LEAFS

For the second consecutive season, the St. John’s Maple Leafs finished at the top of the Newfoundland & Labrador Major Midget Hockey League, running off 16 wins in a row to close their schedule and sit 13 points ahead of their cross-town rivals, the St. John’s Privateers. The Maple Leafs scored 153 goals in 32 games and allowed just 82, both league-bests, and iced three of the NLMMHL’s top five scorers – Kyle McGrath (24-35—59, first; 21-14—35, fourth; 18-16—34, fifth). Between the pipes, MacKenzie Janes and Joshua Langmead split the goaltending duties, with Janes’ 14 wins and 2.16 goals-against average pacing all NLMMHL netminders.

For more information:

Lisa Dornan
Director, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4557 / 403-510-7046 (mobile)
ldornan@hockeycanada.ca

 

Morgan Bell
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427
mbell@hockeycanada.ca

 

Esther Madziya
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6484
emadziya@hockeycanada.ca

 

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Twelve different players chipped in with points for the U.S.
2016 WSHC: CAN 6 – NOR 0 (Semifinal)
Westlake, Delaney and Sholomicki scored in Canada’s opening win.
2016 WSHC: NOR 3 – KOR 1 (Preliminary)
Værnes, Solberg and Sørheim scored in Norway’s first win of the week.
2016 WSHC: USA 2 – CAN 1 (OT) (Preliminary)
Farmer got the game-winner 1:14 into extra time for the U.S.
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