It took two full overtime periods, but the Guelph Gryphons finally broke through the Gee-Gees men’s hockey team’s defence and won the Queen’s Cup by a 2-1 score before a capacity crowd of 1,600 at the Gryphon Centre Arena on Saturday evening.
With a berth at the 2020 U SPORTS National Championship already secured, the Gee-Gees men’s hockey team eyes an OUA championship when they take on the Guelph Gryphons in the Queen’s Cup Final on Saturday, March 7.
A three-point performance from rookie defenceman Nicolas Mattinen propelled the Gee-Gees to a win on Thursday night, as the men’s hockey team topped the Concordia Stingers 3-2 at the Minto Sports Complex Thursday evening.
Two scrappy goals from Brendan Jacome in the third period stunned the UQTR Patriotes, giving the Gee-Gees men’s hockey team a 4-3 win and forcing a deciding third game in their OUA East semi-final series.
The Gee-Gees men’s hockey team faces a do-or-die game two on home ice Friday evening after falling to the UQTR Patriotes on the road on Wednesday. The Pats took the first game of the best-of-three OUA East semi-final series by a 2-1 score.
If there was a grain of doubt in the minds of Gee-Gees men’s hockey faithful following the team’s 5-3 loss in game two of their opening round series against the Ontario Tech Ridgebacks, it was quickly erased Sunday.
Kyle Ward was the unlikely overtime hero as the Gee-Gees men’s hockey team won game one of their best-of-three first round series against the Ontario Tech Ridgebacks by a 2-1 score Wednesday night at the Campus Ice Centre in Oshawa, Ont.