Ben Reid scored 52 seconds into overtime in the gold medal match to give the Saint John Vitos a 2-1 victory over the Steele Subaru Major Midgets of Dartmouth and the Atlantic Major Midget Hockey Championship title on Sunday at the Conception Bay South Arena in Newfoundland and Labrador. The exciting finish put the 600+ fans into a frenzy as they showed their appreciation for a superbly played hockey. [Full Story]
An overtime 4-3 shoot-out win in Game 8 by the Steele Subaru Major Midgets over the Saint John Vitos allowed the NS team to improve to 4 and 0 in preliminary round robin play. Kyle Garnett opened the scoring for the Vitos on an unassisted effort. Team Subaru came back with three unanswered goals from Luke Henman, Evan MacKinnon, and Alexander Allain before the Vitos rallied back with snipes from Alex Hambley and Ben Reid to set the stage for overtime drama. [Full Story]
Day Two at the Major Midget Atlantics saw all teams finally enter the win column and attention switch to the standings board.
Thanks to a quick start, the Kensington Wild jumped out to an early lead and eventually blanked the St. John's Maple Leafs 3-0 in the opening match of the day. PEI's Taylor Read was the offensive sparkplug with a pair of snipes on the way to Player of the Game (POG) honors. Brendan Shea also scored for the Wild. Luke Oliver earned the shut-out between the Wild pipes. MacKenzie Janes (St. [Full Story]
The Steele Subaru Major Midgets of Dartmouth established themselves as a contender after Day One at the Atlantics by blanking the NL Champions, St. John's Maple Leafs, 4-0 in the tournament opener and following with a 3-1 decision in the primetime night game against the host St. John's Global Warranty Privateers.
The Dartmouth opener featured goals from Peter Diliberatore, Evan MacKinnon, Matthew Warner, and Kyle Sexton. Subaru Player of the Game, Andrew Coxhead led in the assist department with a pair. [Full Story]
Our Host Committee is delighted to have Tim Horton's on CBS Highway in Kelligrews as a major corporate. Timbits players get in free to all games. [Full Story]