The Clarenville Caribous overcame plenty of adversity trying to de-throne the three-time League and Herder Champion GFW Cataracts in this year's League Finals,but finally accomplished the feat with a thrilling and nail-biting overttime 4-3 victory at the Joe Memorial Stadium in GFW on Friday night.
The Bous earned the well-deserved victory with a high-intensity,fast-skating attack that really wore down the Cataracts, who, though they outshot the Bous over the game, did not have near as many good scoring chances. [Full Story]
The GFW Cataracts battled to the very end, but young Caribou player Mason Reid, with a deflected shot, beat Cats goalie Bryan Gillis for the Game seven 4-3 overtime winning goal as the first overtime period wound down to its last minutes. [Full Story]
The CWSHL and HNL have confirmed that Cats Head Coach Tom Coolen and Bous Trainer Scott Maidment will be suspended for one game as a result of both individuals engaging in "water bottle-throwing" antics after the end of Sunday's 6th game of the Playoffs in Clarenville.
As a consequence of this official Ruling the Cats will be without their Head Coach for Friday's upcoming 7th game against the Bous in GFW. The game is set for the Joe Byrne Memorial Stadium in GFW , game time at 8 pm.
The game promises to be an emotion-charged Game 7 to determine who will be CWSHL Champion. [Full Story]
The Grand Falls-Windsor Cataracts have forced a Game 7 in their Central West Senior Hockey League final against the Clarenville Caribous. The Cataracts had trailed the series 3 games to 1 heading into the weekend but a pair of wins by the Cats have the series tied at 3.
Saturday night at the Joe Byrne the Cataracts scored 4 unanswered goals in the 3rd period to pull out a 5-2 victory. Andre Gill led the way with a pair of goals. Andrew Brennan, Kyle McGuirk and Danny Wicks had singles. [Full Story]
The Cataracts appear to still have lots of fight left in them, as they stormed back in the third period of Game 5 at "Home" for an emotional and convincing 5 - 2 victory over the Clarenville Caribous!
For a team that only lost three games all season, losing three in a row during this year's Final Series was clearly a whole new experience for the three-time defending Herder Champions.
All eyes will be on the team's "do-or-die" game this afternoon in Clarenville, set for play at 4 pm. Fans of both finalist teams will know soon enough whether this year's League Finals will go to seven games.. [Full Story]