Road to the 2017 TELUS Cup
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Road to the 2017 TELUS Cup
Cape Breton West Islanders
Jason La Rose
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April 30, 2017
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HOW CAPE BRETON WEST GOT TO PRINCE GEORGE

Nova Scotia Major Midget Hockey League
Quarter-final: defeated Cape Breton 4-0 (5-2, 5-3, 5-2, 6-0)
Semifinal: defeated Pictou County 3-1 (8-1, 4-3, 9-0, 6-3)
NSMMHL championship: defeated Dartmouth 3-0 (6-1, 2-1 OT, 4-3 OT)

Atlantic Regional
Preliminary round: 3-1 (first place – defeated Kensington 6-1; defeated Moncton 5-1; lost to St. John’s 4-1; defeated Miramichi 8-5)
Championship game: defeated Moncton 3-2

REGULAR SEASON

Record: 31-5-2 (1st in NSMMHL)
Goals for: 202
Goals against: 86
Longest winning streak: 12 (Sept. 17-Oct. 27)
Top 3 scorers:
Avery Warner (24G 30A 54P)
Jacob Hudson (23G 22A 45P)
Logan Chisholm (21G 19A 40P)

PLAYOFFS

Record: 14-2
Goals for: 82
Goals against: 33
Top 3 scorers:
Jacob Hudson (11G 14A 25P)
Stephen Fox (8G 12A 20P)
Avery Warner (10G 6A 16P)

TELUS CUP

Record: 3-3
Goals for: 13
Goals against: 13
Power play: 5 for 39 (12.8%)
Penalty kill: 27 of 31 (87.1%)
Top 3 scorers:
Logan Timmons (4G 3A 7P)
Jacob Stewart (3G 1A 4P)
Keenan Gillis (1G 2A 3P)

NATIONAL MIDGET CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY

First appearance

PLAYERS TO WATCH

COLTEN ELLIS
good butterfly goaltender … competes well … consistent in his movement … competes to see pucks … high-end anticipation … challenges at the top of his crease

JACOB HUDSON
smooth skater … good play-making ability … strong on his skates … hard to knock off the puck … good net-front presence … drives to the blue paint without hesitation

AVERY WARNER
small but skilled … above-average skill set … motor that doesn’t stop … top-notch hockey IQ … sees the ice very well … knows where to be at both ends … good leader

QMJHL DRAFTED PLAYERS

Colten Ellis – Cape Breton 2016 (4th round, 59th overall)
Jacob Hudson – Moncton 2016 (4th round, 64th overall)
Ryan MacLellan – Cape Breton 2016 (4th round 67th overall)
Logan Timmons – Val-d’Or 2016 (11th round, 198th overall)
Avery Warner – Cape Breton 2015 (14th round, 241st overall)

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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