#GlobalNews: “Nipawin Hawks win SJHL championship after season marked by the Humboldt Broncos tragedy “
The Nipawin Hawks grew to become Saskatchewan Junior Hockey League (SJHL) champions after defeating the Estevan Bruins 2-1 and successful the Canalta Cup on Tuesday night time.
The recreation was the final of an SJHL season marked by tragedy after a bus carrying the Humboldt Broncos crashed on April 6, killing 16 folks.
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The Hawks, a group that the Broncos have been set to play in Game 5 of a semifinal collection earlier than the bus crash, took the championship after objectives by group captain Carter Doerksen and Josh McDougall.
Doerksen opened the scoring at 14:47 into the primary interval on assists from McDougall and Jake Tremblay.
The Estevan Bruins tied the sport at 12:53 within the second, on a aim by captain Jake Fletcher.
The Hawks took the lead again on an influence play aim at 8:04 within the third interval, with McDougall scoring on assists from Tyler Adams and Grant Baetsen.
Nipawin goaltender Declan Hobbs made 26 saves, whereas Bo Didur stopped 32 pictures.
Gloves littered the ice because the Hawks celebrated their victory.
The SJHL introduced six days after the crash that it will keep it up with the season.
“The power of healing is in the game,” was the message from the board of the Humboldt Broncos.
At the sport, the Hawks sported helmets that paid tribute to the Broncos.
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Note: “Previously Published on: 2018-04-25 01:00:20, as ‘Nipawin Hawks win SJHL championship after season marked by the Humboldt Broncos tragedy