Doogies claimed their first GARHL B Division Title with a tight 3-2 win over State Farm to take the series two games to none.Â In the A Division Final the Goblins came back to win 2-1 in a shootout to set the stage for an exciting game three showdown Thursday Night at the Sleeman Centre, puck drop is at 8:30pm.
DOOGIES 3, STATE FARM 2
(Doogies wins series 2-0)
Dean Fair led the Doogies attack with two goals and an assist while Paul Brydges added the winner and two assists in the win for Doogies. Ryan Adshade chipped in with two assists. Doogies took a quick lead and scored two other goals ten seconds apart to clinch the title.
Lloyd Bowers and Paul Iacocca led the State Farm attack with a goal each, while Jason Marcone, Peter Curtis and Greg Riff each added single assists.
GOBLINS 2, BILLINGS 1 – Shootout Final
(Series tied 1-1)
The Goblins scored a late goal in the second period to send the game to a shootout. Bob Schmaltz scored the only goal in the shootout for the Goblins to seal the win. John Biro and Sean Murdy were both excellent between the pipes for both teams, including only giving up one goal combined in the shootout.
Bob Schmaltz scored the lone regulation goal for the Goblins from Rogie Goodchild IV, and Kevin Kelly. Brian Rawbone continued his assault on the playoff scoring race with the lone goal for Billings while Jeff McDonald added the lone assist. Game 3 is set for 8:30pm at the Sleeman Centre tonight.