The 2016 GARHL Finals began on Wednesday night at the Sleeman Centre. In the first game of the night, Royal Electric defeated Tim Horton’s 3-1 to take a 1-0 series lead. Royal Electric got scoring from three different players in the win, including the winner from Mitch Hill late in the first period. Brian Breese responded late for Tim Hortons. Game two of the Finals goes on Monday Night at 7pm at the Sleeman Centre

In the A Division Final, the top seeded South End Maulers, still looking for their first A Division crown, dropped a 5-4 decision to Shootin’ Blanks. The Maulers almost erased a 5-1 deficit with a three goal barrage in just under three minutes late in the final period but came up just short in their comeback. Game two of this series goes Monday night at 6pm at the Sleeman Centre.

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There will be new champions crowned in the A and B Division in the 2016 edition of the GARHL Finals.  Shootin’ Blanks solidified their place in the final winning a tough three game series versus defending champions, RU Serious.  The newest team to the GARHL will look to win the title in their first year of playing in the league.  They take on the South End Maulers, who have been finalists three times before and are now looking to break their finals losing streak.  This matchup pits the top two scoring teams in the GARHL in what should be a great series.

The B Division Final has two underdogs, the #6 seeded, Royal Electric, take on #7 Tim Hortons for the title. Tim Horton’s, much like the Maulers, have been to the finals on past occasions but have yet to hoist the GARHL Cup.  Royal Electric also look to win their first GARHL Title.  Both teams relied on outstanding goaltending to get them to the finals and we are sure this trend will continue as each team tries to get their hands on the GARHL Cup.

The Finals start on Wednesday March 23 at the Sleeman Centre.  For all GARHL updates follow us on twitter @theGARHL and like our facebook page!


Royal Electric continued their playoff run advancing to the 2016 GARHL Finals with a sweep of Craig Bowman Roofing.  Royal Electric defeated Craig Bowman Roofing 2-0 in Game two, behind a shutout from Paul Iacocca.   The #6 seeded Royal Electric will now take on #7 Tim Hortons in an unexpected B Division Final.

In the A Division.  The South End Maulers defeated Cavalry Contracting 3-1 in Game 2 of their series to complete the sweep and advance to another GARHL A Division final.  They will play the winner of the RU Serious/Shootin’ Blanks series, their series will commence on Wednesday night at the Sleeman Centre.  The defending GARHL Champions, RU Serious, fought a hard game to stay alive and keep their hopes of repeating alive.

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The 2016 GARHL Semi Finals got started on Monday night with action as well on Wednesday Night.  Here is a summary of the current series.


The top seeded South End Maulers defeated Cavalry Contracting in penalty filled Game One, 6-3, to take a 1-0 series lead.  Andy Evans led the Maulers attack with three points and the Maulers used six different scorers in the win.

In the second A Division Semi Final, defending champions RU Serious, are on the brink of elimination as the Shootin’ Blanks came back from a 3-1 deficit to win Game One 4-3 on a late goal.  The Blanks can end the repeat hopes of the champs in game two on Monday night, at the Sleeman Centre.


Tim Hortons continued on their magical playoff run by pulling off another upset, this time eliminating top seeded Power Bus Way.  Tim Hortons, the #7 seed going into the playoffs, defeated Power Bus Way 2-0 in the series, and now advance to the 2016 GARHL Cup Finals.  Tim Hortons needed two regulation time goals to win the series as they won the first game 2-1 and game two 1-0 in a shootout.  Scott Ross got the shutout for Tim Hortons.

In the other B Division Semi Final, Royal Electric continued their playoff win streak, now at three games, with a tight fought 3-1 win over Craig Bowman Roofing.  Game two of this series goes on Monday night, with the winner of the series taking on Tim Hortons in the final.

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Back to back defending B Division Champions, Billings, will not be able to cap a 3-Peat as Tim Hortons came back down one game in their opening round series to shock the B Division Champs in three games.  Trailing in game three, Tim Hortons scored three unanswered goals to take the lead in the game and never look back.  Tim Hortons will now try and continue their Cinderella GARHL Playoff run as they face the top seeded, Power Bus Way (who swept Pour House), in the GARHL B Semi Final.

In the other B Division opening round matchups, Craig Bowman Roofing defeated long time rival Homes By Hillson to advance in the GARHL Playoffs with a two game sweep, needing a shootout in the final game to advance.  They await the winner of game three between Huber Windows and Royal Electric, which takes place Monday night at the Sleeman Centre.


Top seeded South End Maulers overcame a hard nosed OHL Experience team in the first round to advance, while Cavalry Contracting swept aside Wellington Brewery with a solid defensive effort in their series.  The South End Maulers will face Cavalry Contracting in the A Semi Finals.

Newcomers to the league, Shootin’ Blanks disposed of Bobby O’Briens outscoring them 15-4 in two games to advance, and win their first ever GARHL Playoff series.

RU Serious continue on their quest to win their fifth GARHL Cup in the last six yeas as they defeated the Thirsty Canucks in two games. They will now take on the Shootin’ Blanks in the other A Divison Semi Final.

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Good Luck to all remaining teams in the playoffs