Stratford, ON - Congratulations to the London Jr. Knights on a great
team effort in capturing Silver at the recent Central Region Telus Cup
Championships in Toronto.
The Jr. Knights went 2-1-2 in round robin play, finishing third which set up a re-match against the number 2 seed Whitby Wildcats who were 3-1-1. The Jr. Knights revenged a 3-2 loss in round robin play with a convincing 6–2 Semi-Final win over the Whitby Wildcats. #17 Ethan Nothers lead the Jr. Knights with 3 goals and 1 assist. The win set up a showdown with the heavily favoured host Toronto Nationals on Sunday April 5th at Westwood Arena. The London Midget AAA Jr. Knights came within one period of representing ALLIANCE Hockey at the Telus Cup National Championships. The Jr. Knights lost to the Toronto Nationals in a hard fought Championship game that was tied 0–0 after 2 periods of play. The Nationals went on to score 3 goals in the third period and capture the Central Telus Cup Regional Championship. The Jr. Knights #17 Ethan Nothers led all scorers in the Championship with 15 points, 8 goals and 7 assists.
Don Cherry kicked off the Opening Ceremonies and plugged Midget AAA Hockey on Coaches Corner during Hockey Night in Canada. Below is a picture of the participating Captains at the Ceremonial face-off with Don. Thank you Don Cherry and Garry Punchard and his team of volunteers for running such a great event!