BILLINGS 2, GOBLINS 1 – OT FINAL
(Billings wins series 2-1)
Brian Rawbone scored the winner 1:53 into overtime as Billings repeated as A Division Champions with a 2-1 OT win in Game 3 against the Goblins.Â The game action was up and down all game.Â Brian Rawbone opened the scoring for Billings just under two minutes into the opening period as his shot handcuffed goalie Sean Murdy.Â Dave Newell and Jeff Columbus each added an assist on the play.Â Ryan Kelly then finally tied the game for the Goblins on a 5 on 3 Powerplay early in the second period from Brad Barbour.Â The game was deadlocked the rest of the way as goalies Sean Murdy and John Biro were unbeatable.
The game went to a 10 minute sudden death overtime period which was to be followed by a shootout.Â Brian Rawbone scored the winner on a one timer from Dave Newell and Len Fonte to give Billings the win and their second GARHL title.
Congrats to Billings and Doogies on their respective Championships.
Finally, a big thank you goes out to all the Sleeman Centre staff (Botts, Foxy, Roader, Tiny) GARHL Staff (Wheelhouse, Cal, Todd) and GARHL President Roger for a great job this past season.
Cheers and we look forward to seeing you all in the 2009-2010 season.Â Info will be emailed to all teams in August.