Courtnall Gets 2; Fargo Gets 0
N.A. Juniors Playoff Game Night: 5/6
Justin Courtnall scored his first goals of the RBC tournament to help Len Barrie's Grizzlies advance to the Final 4 ... Fargo needs a Game 4 win to keep Indiana from hoisting the Cup on North Dakota ice.
USHL â€“ Clark Cup Finals
Indiana Ice 6 @ Fargo Force 0
Indiana leads Best of 5 series 2-1
D Luke Witkowski, FGO: 0-0-0, -1, 2 PIM (delay of game), 1 SOG
Playoff totals: 9 GP, 2-1-3, +2, 14 PIM
Season totals: 55 GP, 6-16-22, +30, 118 PIM
One game after losing their first road game, the Force lost for the first time in the postseason at home and now are one loss away from the series being over. Indiana scored three times in the first period and never looked back on their way to a 6-0 Game 3 win in the Clark Cup Finals. The Ice can close out the series in Fargo on Friday.
2009 RBC Cup â€“ Round Robin
Victoria Grizzlies 6 vs. Summerside Western Capitals 3
W Justin Courtnall, VIC: 2-1-3, 0 PIM
RBC Cup totals: 4 GP, 2-4-6, 12 PIM
BCHL playoff totals: 14 GP, 2-4-6, 24 PIM
Season totals: 60 GP, 22-41-63, 98 PIM
Courtnall finally broke through in the goal department with the gameâ€™s opening goal, helping RBC host Victoria to a much-needed win and eliminating the Eastern representative, Summerside (Maritime Junior A champ), from further play. Courtnall also scored into an empty net after the Capitals cut the lead to 5-3 late in the third. Victoria (2-2) is assured a spot in the Final 4. Their Friday semifinal opponent is to be determined. Summerside (0-3) cannot make the next round of the tournament.