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RBC Cup: By the numbers
Facts and figures on the two teams facing off in the RBC Cup championship game, and on how 132 teams became two
Jason La Rose
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May 21, 2017
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The 2016-17 season comes to an end Sunday for the Canadian Junior Hockey League, with two teams – the host Cobourg Cougars and Brooks Bandits – remaining in the chase for the RBC Cup.

But how did those two teams, and the rest of the CJHL, get to the championship game? And how do the Cougars and Bandits match up?

ROAD TO THE RBC CUP

261 – Days between the first regular-season game (Pembroke Lumber Kings vs. Cornwall Colts in the Central Canada Hockey League) on Sept. 3, 2016 and the RBC Cup final on Sunday.

4,218 – Regular season (3,715) and playoff (503) games necessary for 132 teams to become two on the Road to the RBC Cup.

29,184 – Goals scored in the regular season (26,040) and playoffs (3,144) by the 132 teams across the CJHL, an average of 6.92 goals per game.

RBC CUP FINAL – HEAD TO HEAD

Winning percentage (regular season):
COB – .722 (39-11-4) – 16th in CJHL
BRO – .850 (51-5-4) – 3rd in CJHL

Winning percentage (playoffs):
COB – .667 (12-6)
BRO – .913 (21-2)

Goals per game (regular season):
COB – 4.44 (240 goals in 54 games) – 17th in CJHL
BRO – 4.90 (294 goals in 60 games) – 7th in CJHL

Goals per game (playoffs):
COB – 3.72 (67 goals in 18 games)
BRO – 5.26 (121 goals in 23 games)

Goals against per game (regular season):
COB – 2.33 (126 goals in 54 games) – 12th in CJHL
BRO – 1.78 (107 goals in 60 games) – 2nd in CJHL

Goals against per game (playoffs):
COB – 2.50 (45 goals in 18 games)
BRO – 1.39 (32 goals in 23 games)

Power play (regular season):
COB – 22.6% (47 for 208) – 28th in CJHL
BRO – 26.5% (83 for 213) – 11th in CJHL

Power play (playoffs):
COB – 18.4% (16 for 87)
BRO – 23.2% (25 for 108)

Penalty killing (regular season):
COB – 89.3% (217 of 243) – 3rd in CJHL
BRO – 87.9% (247 of 281) – 8th in CJHL

Penalty killing (playoffs):
COB – 87.8% (86 of 98)
BRO – 86.7% (91 of 105)

For more information:

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

 

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

 

Spencer Sharkey
Coordinator, Communications
Hockey Canada
403-777-4567 / 905-906-5327 (mobile)
ssharkey@hockeycanada.ca

 

Katie Macleod
Coordinator, Media Relations
Hockey Canada
403-284-6427 / 403-612-2893 (mobile)
kmacleod@hockeycanada.ca

 

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