(SIX NATIONS RESERVE, ON) – The 3-time Founders Cup champions and 2012 Founders Cup hosts’ Six Nations Rebels will be aiming for their 4th Founders Cup title beginning Monday in Saskatoon following a 10-7 win of game 5 in the Best-of-Five Ontario Jr B Finals over Halton Hills Bulldogs Friday night at the Iroquois Lacrosse Arena before a franchise Record crowd of 1,635 spectators. Both teams combined for 258 minutes in penalties on the night. The Rebels will play the Calgary Mountaineers in their opening game of the Founders Cup tournament on Monday afternoon at 5:00 P. M. local time. Follow the Founders Cup tournament results on the website.
Six Nations Rebels Schedule for the Founders Cup: (All Games are at Kinsmen Arena in Saskatoon)
All Times in Central Standard Time (CST)
Game 1 – Monday, August 15th – Rebels vs Calgary Mountaineers @ 5:00 PM
Game 2 – Tuesday, August 16th – Rebels vs Montreal Phoenix @ 5:00 PM
Game 3 – Wednesday, August 17th – Rebels vs Manitoba Gryphons @ 2:00 PM
Game 4 – Thursday, August 18th – Rebels vs Saskatchewan Selects @ 2:00 PM
Game 5 – Friday, August 19th – Rebels vs Saskatchewan SWAT @ 8:00 PM
Saturday, August 20th – 5th place vs 6th place @ 5:00 PM (Tier II Championship)
Saturday, August 20th – 2nd place vs 3rd place @ 8:00 PM
Sunday, August 21st – 4th place vs Loser of 2nd vs 3rd place @ 1:00 PM (Bronze Medal Game)
Sunday, August 21st – 1st place vs Winner of 2nd vs 3rd place @ 4:00 PM (Founders Cup Game)
The Bulldogs started Ryan Kelly in goal while the Rebels started, Don Alton.
The Bulldogs Chris Haynes (4:17) scored the 1st goal of the game. Rebels Vaughn Harris (4:47) and J. Quinn Powless (5:31) gave the home team a lead. Bulldogs regained the lead on goals by Jordan Dance (power play @ 7:12) and Luke Laidlaw (10:22). Rebels Danny Vyse (11:26), Brandon Montour (11:43), Jesse Johnson (12:47) and Stuart Martin (15:08) made it 6-3 to the delight of the ILA crowd. Bulldogs Brendan MacDonald (18:17) made it 6-4 after 20 minutes of action. The Rebels and Bulldogs had 17 shots each in the first period.
The middle period, Rebels Powless (2nd of the game @ 4:12) made it 7-4. Bulldogs would score three power play goals as B. MacDonald (2nd of the game @ 6:49), L. Laidlaw (2nd of the game @ 8:50) and Seth Laidlaw (10:31) would make it 7-7 game. Rebels Chris Attwood (power play goal @ 17:37) scored the eventual Game-Winning-Goal as Rebels goalie Alton would shutout the Bulldogs the rest of the contest. Rebels were outshot the Bulldogs 16-15 in the second period.
Rebels Powless (hat-trick @ 12:06) and Attwood (power play & 2nd of the game @ 18:07) made it 10-7 in the third. After the goal, a bench clearing brawl was start and both teams finished with 258 penalty minutes with the Bulldogs earning 136 minutes to the Rebels 122 minutes in penalties on the night. Halton Hills finished with a 12-11 edge in shots during the third period to finish the night with Bulldogs holding a 45-43 edge in shots for the entire contest.
The Rebels were led by Brandon Montour (1G, 5A) with a six-point game. Chris Attwood (2G, 3A) contributed 5-points. J. Quinn Powless (3G, 1A) and Jesse Johnson(1G, 3A) completed the game with 4-point performances. Vaughn Harris (1G, 1A) and Greg Longboat (2A) added two-points each. Single Rebels points were by Danny Vyse (1G), Stuart Martin (1G), Jacob Bomberry (1A), Jacob Crans (1A), Tyler Leblanc (1A), Marcus Elvin (1A) and Tony Doxtator (1A).
The Bulldogs were led by Luke Laidlaw (2G, 2A), Brendan MacDonald (2G, 2A) and Chris Haynes (1G, 3A) with 4-point games. Seth Laidlaw (1G, 1A), Michael MacDonald (2A) and Peter Laidlaw (2A) contributed two-points each. Single Bulldogs points were by Jordan Dance (1G) and Dylan Gilbert (1A).