Gassers Claim Div 3 Championship

Gasser claim the 23/24 Smoky Cup

In a highly anticipated clash for the Division 3 championship, the Gassers emerged victorious over the Kings in a closely contested match that concluded with a final score of 3-2 in favor of the Gassers. The outcome of the game was decided by a combination of many things but mostly timely scoring opportunities.

The Gassers took an early lead in the first period when Byron Jones capitalized on an opportunity, assisted by Kaiman Peddy, putting his team up 1-0. Building on their momentum, the Gassers extended their lead in the second period with Brayden Diemert finding the net, assisted by Colton Lee Sandboe and Troy Rumbolt.

However, the Kings responded with determination in the third period, closing the gap with a goal from Chris Buchanan, assisted by Tyler Simigan and Tom West. The Kings' momentum continued as they capitalized on a power play, equalizing the score at 2-2 with a goal from David Slobodian, assisted by Devin Letourneau.

As the game reached its final moments, the Gassers demonstrated composure and resilience, regaining the lead with a crucial powerplay goal from Austin Southwick with just 2.3 seconds left in the 3rd, assisted once again by Kaiman Peddy, securing the championship victory.

Throughout the game, both teams exhibited sportsmanship and competitive spirit, with penalties reflecting the intensity of the contest. Despite the competitive nature of the game, the Gassers' victory stands as a testament to their teamwork, skill, and determination.

With their Division 3 championship win, the Gassers capped off a season of hard work and dedication with a well-deserved triumph.