The Ice Dogs lost the championship to Chester on the weekend.
By Kathy Johnson
The Chester Clippers went 3-0 in Nova Scotia Junior C Hockey League weekend action to defeat the Barrington Sea Star Ice Dogs in the best of seven championship series 4-1.
The Dogs didn’t go down without a fight, playing to an 8-8 tie in regulation time in game five, played in Bridgewater Sunday night. It took two overtime periods to settle the score, with Chester’s Alex Armstrong posting the winner, for a two goal game performance. Ryan Horsmen and Jack Strowbridge also notched two goals for the Clippers, with singles from Mathieu Bougeois, Justin Bowen and Kyle Dilosa.
Tyler Quinlan led the Ice Dogs with a hat trick, with two from Tyler Goreham and singles from Devon Garron, Logan Quinlan and Nathan Townsend.
In game four in Barrington on Saturday night, the Clippers posted a 5-1 win. For Chester, Jeremy Church had two, with one each from Luc Way, Josh Thompson and Matt Bourgeois. Doran Arey scored the lone goal for the Ice Dogs. In net, Ben Bailey had 35 saves for the Clippers, while Chad Harris posted 53.
In game three Friday night, Chester downed Barrington 9-1. For Chester, Ryan Horsman had a hat trick, Scott MacSween, two, with singles from Alex Armstrong, Kyle Dilosa, Ryan Matheson and Jack Strowbridge. Jevon Link was the Barrington marksmen.