Nova Scotia Valley Maple Leafs claimed the 2016 Don Johnson Cup the Atlantic Provinces Junior B Hockey championship Sunday as they edged Roebothan McKay and Marfshall Avalon Capitals 5-4 in the championship game.
Nova Scotia had a 3-2 lead after the first period and led 4-3 heading to the third. The Capitals tied the game at four all and Alex Feltmate scored what proved to be the winning goal at 15:32 of the third period.
Ben Cleary, Brett Vokey, Adam Caines and Matthew Caines replied for the Capitals.
|Goals by Period Summary|
|HOST- Avalon Capitals||2||1||1||4|
|Nova Scotia – Valley Maple Leafs||3||1||1||5|
|Shots by Period Summary|
|HOST- Avalon Capitals||13||13||16||42|
|Nova Scotia – Valley Maple Leafs||20||16||9||45|
The 2016 Don Johnson Cup awards banquet was held Saturday in St. John’s where players were recognized for their achievements during the round robin portion of the tournament .
Ryan Dawson – Moor Frost CBN Stars
Ben Marshall – Avalon Capitals (Host)
All Star Team:
Forward – Ryan Dawson – Moor Frost CBN Stars (NL)
Forward – Phillipe – Alexis Vachon – Moncton Vitos (NB)
Forward – Mitch Normore – Valley Maple Leafs (NS)
Defenceman – Ryan Murray – Kensington Vipers (PEI)
Defenceman – Iain Gamba – Avalon Capitals (Host)
Goaltender – Alex Collette – Moncton Vitos (NB)