Claim 3rd title on Sunday
S U N D A Y
RThe Clarenville Caribous are the most successful senior hockey franchise in this province in the last four years.
First of all Sunday they claimed their third Herder Memorial Trophy senior hockey championship in four years beating Grand Falls Windsor Cataracts 6-3 in game five of the final series. Also the Caribous have won an Allan Cup in those four yerars. Not bad for a team that six years ago struggled and finished last in the west coast hockey league.
Steve Yetman was again the offensive leader for then regular season first place finishers Bous scoring two goals. Jermey Kavanagh, Dale Sullivan Jeff Caron, and Chris Hulit contributed singles.
Chad earle had two markers for the defending champion Cats, who will represent Newfoundland at this years Allan Cup. Chris Peach had the other goal.
Following the completion of the game Clarenville captain Dustin Russell was named the series most valuable player and winner of the Cliff Gorman Memorial Trophy.
One more win. That's what Clarenville Caribou fans are saying following Saturday nights game four of the Herder Memorial Trophy final series with the Grand Falls Windsor Cataracts.
The Bous came away with a 4-3 win on Saturday night to take a commanding three games to one lead in that best of seven final series. A win Sunday and they claim the Herder.
On Friday speciality teams could not capatilize on their opportunities but that was a different story on Saturday as Clarenville potted three power play goals in this game.
Ryan Desrosiers, Jordan Smith and Dustin Russell made the man advantage count for the defending Allan Cup champions. Chris Hulit had the other single on a five on five opportunity.
Ryan Penney had two goals for the Cataracts and Martin lapointe contributed a single.
Clarenville outshot the defending Herder champions 41-31 over the 60 minutes.
The Clarenville Caribous have taken a two games to one lead in the best of seven Herder Memorial Trophy final.
Dale Sullivan connected with a wrist shot at 17:37 of overtime to give the Caribous the win beating Mark Yetman high on the blocker side. Caribous goals which came in the third period.
The Cats also scored in the third with goals from Chad Earle and Matt Quinn.
There were 17 power play opoportunities in the game but only one power play goal and that by the Caribous. There were three , three on five opportunities in the game. m
|1st PERIOD SCORING||NO SCORING|
|2nd PERIOD SCORING||NO SCORING|
|3rd PERIOD SCORING||TIME||GOAL||ASSIST||ASSIST|
|12:20||Steve Yetman (PP)||Ryan Derosiers||Dustin Russell|
|16:55||Chad Earle||Greg Hoffe||Andrew Brennan|
|17:22||Matt Quinn||Tyler Whitehead|
|17:37||Dustin Russell||Ryan Derosiers||Jordon Smith|
|15:54||Dale Sullivan||Steve Yetman||Matt Bragg|