Cataracts take Game 1 in double overtime

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Andre Gill scores OT winner

For the third straight year, the Conception Bay North CeeBee Stars dropped the opening game of the Telegram Herder Memorial Championship Series.

Under three minutes in, the Ceebees Mike Dyke made a costly mistake when he failed to clear the zone on a pass broken up by the Cataracts' Paul Whelan who in turn passed it out front to a wide open Andre Gill who easily beat Freddy Diamond five-hole to give the Cats a 3-2 win.

Shots in the final frame were 1-1. Final shots on goal were 31-23 for the Cats.

For a complete list of goal scorers, see the game summary below.

The best-of-seven series continues Sunday with Game 2 at 2 p.m. The Telegram will bring you live updates here at and thoughout the game on Twitter at @KOTelySports.



Telegram Herder Memorial Championship Series

Game 1, Mile One Centre

Cataracts 3 at CeeBees 2 (2OT)

First Period

1. GF-W, Coady Roach (Greg Hoffe) 9:05

Penalties – Brandon Nicholas, GF-W (interferecne) 2:10; Chris Crosbie, C.B.N. (hooking) 4:16; Daniel Sparkes C.B.N. (boarding) 13:47

Second Period

2. GF-W, Matt Quinn (Roach, Hoffe) 1:15

3. C.B.N., Chris Sparkes  (Keith Delaney, Sean Wadden) 11:56 PP

Penalties — Hoffe, GF-W (Hooking) 3:12; Chad Fisher, C.B.N. (tripping) 8:56; Tyler Whitehead, GF-W (interference) 9:59; Roach, GF-W (high sticking) 18:51;

Third Period

4. C.B.N., Matthew French (Matthew Thomey, Chris Sparkes) 5:03

Penalties — French, C.B.N., (Cross checking) 8:07; Brophy, C.B.N., (tripping) 8:52; Mike Brent, GF-W (hooking) 12:02; Mike Dyke, C.B.N. (slashing) 14:40;

1st Overtime

No Scoring

Penalties — None

2nd Overtime

5. GF-W, Andre Gill (Paul Whalen) 2:45

Shots on goal

CeeBees 6-6-7-3-1=23      

Cataracts 12-8-6-4-1=31

Goal - CeeBees : F. Diamond (28/31); Cataracts: M. Yetman (21/23).

Power plays (goals-chances) — CeeBees 1-5; Cataracts 0-6

Referees – Colin Abbott; Steve Orr; Lines: Travis Harris, Brian Lambert


Organizations: Conception Bay North CeeBee Stars, Telegram Herder Memorial Championship Series, CeeBees 2

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  • dan
    March 26, 2011 - 22:45

    Go Cats Go...Go Cats Go! So far, 10 Herders for the Cats and 7 for the Cee Bees. Go Cats Go!