Push out Mount Pearl Blades with two wins
© Photo by Gary Hebbard/The Telegram
Mount Pearl Blades goaltender Roger Kennedy gathers up in a loose puck in Newfoundland Senior Hockey League action against the Grand falls-Windsor Cataracts Saturday at the Mount Pearl Glacier. The Blades lost 4-3.
The Grand Falls-Windsor Cataracts will be heading to the playoffs locked in second place.
The Cats picked up four points on the road this weekend when they faced off against the Mount Pearl Blades for their last two games of the regular season in the Newfoundland Senior Hockey League.
The Cats defeated the Blades 4-3 on Saturday night, and again on Sunday with a score of 5-4.
The Mount Pearl Blades went into the weekend tied for the final playoff spot at 19 points with the Conception Bay North CeeBees. The CeeBees picked up three points over the weekend with a win and shootout loss against the Corner Brook Royals, moving them up to fourth place in the league.
With their losses over the weekend, the Blades are out of the playoffs. The Cats have 32 points, trailing behind the first place Clarenville Caribous by four points.
The Cataracts will be up against the Corner Brook Royals this weekend at the Joe Byrne Memorial Stadium in their first games of the playoffs.
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