Sunday, May 5, 2013

Western Capitals Edge Colts In OT, Advance To Fred Page Cup Final

Press Release

The Summerside Western Capitals (MHL) (3-1) edged the Cornwall Colts (CCHL) (1-3) 1-0 in overtime Saturday night in Truro in Game #7 (semi-final) of the Fred Page Cup Eastern Canadian Championships.

JP Harvey (game winner), assisted by Danny Chiasson scored off the faceoff at 3:55 of the first overtime period to give the Western Capitals the win.

Summerside went 0 for 2 on the powerplay while Cornwall Colts went 0 for 3.

Kevin Bailie stopped all 27 shots he faced for the shutout win while James Edwardson stopped 27 of 28 shots in the loss.

Game #8 of the Fred Page Cup will see the Summerside Western Capitals (MHL) (3-1) take on the Truro Bearcats (Host) (3-0). Game time is set for 2:00pm Sunday afternoon at the Rath EastLink Community Centre. Both teams will automatically advance to the Royal Bank Cup as Summerside is the host no matter who wins the Fred Page Cup.

 (Nathan can be reached at nathanfournier@mainehockeyjournal.com)

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