The end of the tournament for atom, pee-wee Lévrard-Trudel has been difficult for the formations of the region. The six finals commenced at 9 a.m. on Sunday morning, but the supporters of the centre sportif Léonard-Grondin have had to wait up to 17 h in order to finally celebrate the goal of a local team. The organizers of the 41st edition of the tournament will forward all the same, the success and the smooth running of the event.
The hopes were still great after the victory of the Cobras de Granby in the semi-final at the atom level C. Early Saturday morning, the Granbyens had landed successfully their place in the final by a 2-1 score in the face of the Barons of Gatineau thanks to the goals of Masen Keene and Olivier Dion.
However, they have not managed to repeat the feat in the final against the Ambassadors 2 the CLL (the Laurentians) and have been whitewashed by a score of 2 to 0.
In the morning, it was the Husky de Cowansville to defend the honor of Brome-Missisquoi in the pee-wee level C. in Spite of three periods of intense and remarkable performance of goalkeeper Cordell Johnson, who stopped 30 of 31 shots that were directed against him, the Cowansvillois lost 1-0, not being able to find the back of the net.
At 10: 30 a.m., it was then the turn of the Bulls to Bedford to undergo a correction of 8-0 in the final atom B. The Men 2 of Magog have scored eight times, including four goals from the first period. In spite of their numerous attempts to score, the Huskies were finally bleached. Of six finals of the day, only the one-level atom A does not imply regional team. After an encounter tight, this is finally the Mustangs in Napierville that are left in Granby with a victory.
The captain of the Panthers Jeremy Marois believes that his team has lacked a bit of intensity during the ultimate game.
The pee-wee level B, the Eagles Granby suffered a similar fate to that of their young comrades of Bedford. The offensive of the Residents of Bécancour has been due to the defensive granbyenne and the confidence of the team that ultimately lost by a score of 6-0.
The Panthers the escape of little
So it was up to Panthers pee-wee Has to Granby to defend the honor of the region for the ultimate final of the tournament against the Voltigeurs 3 of Drummondville. They have outsmarted the goalkeeper of the Panthers ‘ Adam Turgeon (twice). The Granbyens have managed to create several scoring opportunities, but goalkeeper Kurtis Blanchette Voltigeurs pushed back 20 of 21 shots granbyens, en route to a score of 2-1.
Only the captain of the Panthers Jeremy Marois was able to save the teams of the region to a laundry complete marking at the end of the third period. The part is ended with some shoving on the ice.
“We were missing just five minutes to make ! “, launched the head coach of the Panthers Peter Graves before heading back to the locker room. For the captain and only marker of the team Jeremy Marois, rather it is the intensity that has been lacking in his training in this final. The Granbyens have won the silver medal.
For the president of the tournament France Morin, this 41st edition is a real success. “We are very happy because there were no injuries. Everything went well both on the ice and in the locker rooms with the home of the parents, ” said dr. Morin.
As in previous tournaments, she has taken on personally to the home teams. The president has been calculated to have met the training participants to 120 times in three days. Fifty volunteers enable the smooth running of the event become over the years a tradition for the Holiday season.