The Durham Crusaders had a successful weekend in the Pickering Thaw AE tournament going undefeated to win the Championship.
On Friday the team beat Kingston 3-1 and then shutout Pickering 2-0. On Sunday, the Crusaders beat Peterborough 4-2 and came back to tie East Gwillenbury 5-5. Jackson EH had all 5 goals. The Crusaders finished first in the round robin with 7 points.
The Semi-Final game saw the Crusaders face Pickering again. The Crusaders came out hungry and took 4-0 lead until Pickering scored. The Crusaders added 2 more and fought off the Panthers to advance to the finals with a 6-1 win.
The finals had the Crusaders face East Gwillenbury again. Lewis G had a natural hat trick and an assist to propel the Crusaders to a 5-0 win and claim the Championship banner.
Congratulations on a great year!
The Peewee AE team had a successful weekend finishing in first place in the round robin of the Pickering Thaw Tournament with a record of 3-0-1. The team beat Kingston and Pickering Friday, beat Peterborough Saturday morning and came back from being 3 goals down to tie East Gwillenbury 5-5 Saturday Night.
See everyone Sunday morning at Legends Pad 4 between 7:15-7:30 to get ready to face-off against the Panthers at 8:15am. Bring your early morning noise makers!
With a 6-2 Victory over the Plattsville Rage the Peewee AE team swept the OMHA finals. Congratulations to the team for bringing the trophy home for the Crusaders.
The Durham Crusaders took a 2 game lead in the OMHA finals beating the Plattsville Rage 3-2 in an extremely close game.
Jackson EH got home in time from Scotland to register the first two goals. The Rage answered both and the game was tied with only minutes left. Christiaan W got the puck deep in the Crusader’s end and went the length of the ice to pocket the winner with less than 2 minutes left in the game.
The Crusaders go back to Plattsville Saturday for Game 3
A special thanks to the Plattsville Rage for their kindness and sportsmanship exhibited in this series. That’s what minor hockey is about!
The Durham Crusaders beat the Plattsville Rage in an exciting game to take a 1-0 lead in the OMHA Finals before a sell-out crowd.
Christiaan W had the hat trick, Sammy K had 2 goals and Lucas P sealed the win with an empty netter. Alex O played a great game in net keeping the score in check. Alex also contributed with an assist on the empty net goal.
The Crusaders head to Plattsville for Game 2 tomorrow.