Last week teams from all around the northwest came together in Prince Rupert to take part in the senior men’s AA Coy Cup Championships. In the end, Kitimat and Willaim’s Lake were facing each other in the final game.
The Ice Demons started off the game strong, securing themselves a decent lead of 2 to 0 by the end of the first period.
In the second period, both teams played passionately playing out long runs on the clock. Finally at 13:10, Kitimat earned another goal.
It wasn’t until 8:53 that William’s Lake received their first goal of the evening, and another at 8:53.
The puck was spending a fair amount of time at each end of the rink, until at 6:00 the Ice Demons scored the forth goal of the night, bringing the score to 4-2.
As the game continued, and tensions were high, both teams were getting more intense into the game as the end of the second period drew nearer. Kitimat’s scored another goal in the final two minutes of the period, securing a hefty lead for the team.
William’s Lake came back into the game strong in the third period, scoring a third goal at 17:47. The teams earned themselves another goal that was a hard call to make and had all the referees in discussion. The referees decided that the Stampeders had gotten their forth goal of the evening, bring the score to 5-4 for the Ice Demons.
Kitimat’s own Jamie Morgan stole the puck from the Stampeders and brought it down ice, scoring another goal for the Ice Demons at 5:19 in an impressive play. Seconds later Cory Finn shot in another puck past William’s Lake’s goalie, securing a three-point lead for the Ice Demons.
But William’s Lake weren’t planning on giving in too easily. At 3:42 they team scored their fifth goal of the night by Robin Gilbert bringing the score to 7-5 for Kitimat.
However, Kitimat’s Blain Markwart scored another goal, on an empty net, bringing the final score to 8-5 for themselves, earning their selves the Coy Cup.