The North Bay Savignac General Woodwork Ltd. Major Peewee AAA Trappers swept through their best-of-five NOHLAAA series with the Timmins North Stars on Saturday courtesy of a 4-1 win over Timmins at the McIntyre Arena on Saturday.
Aiden Lucier was an offensive force for the Trappers as he scored three times while Carson Laronde netted an insurance marker into an empty net late in the third period to secure the win.
The Trappers look forward to the Major Peewee AAA finals where they will meet the winner of Nickel City Sons and the Sudbury Wolves whose best of five series is knotted at 2 games a piece with the deciding game to be played this Wednesday.
The Trappers coaching staff was very pleased with the effort of the team.
"Back to front, we have established a work ethic and culture that makes us very tough to beat,” says Trappers head coach Sheldon Masson.
“We are proud of this group, they all have big hearts and are pulling in the same direction.”
The Trappers look forward to the Major Peewee AAA finals where they will meet the winners of Nickel City Sons and the Sudbury Wolves whose best of five series is knotted at two games a piece with the deciding game to take place on Wednesday.
Trappers push Sons to the brink
Meantime, the North Bay Nipissing Reader Minor Peewee AAA Trappers are one game away from a NOHLAAA championship as they won the opening two games of the best-of-five series in North Bay against the Nickel City Sons over the weekend.
On Saturday, Mathieu Turgeon’s third period tally broke a 4-4 tie to give the Trappers a 5-4 win in the first game of the Minor Peewee AAA final.
Turgeon’s goal gave the Trappers their first lead of the contest as the Sons opened the game with a 3-0 first period lead before the Trappers mounted the impressive comeback.
Nolan Newton had a pair of goals on Saturday while Tyler Moore and Ethan Desjardins added singles in the win. Masen Wray and Zach Major contributed two assists each.
On Sunday, Mathieu Turgeon scored three times to propel the Trappers to a 4-1 win over the Sons.
Nolan Newton had the other goal while Jesse Lefebvre added two assists.
The Minor Peewee Trappers can wrap up the series on Saturday when they face the Sons for game three at 5 p.m. in Chelmsford on March 17th