The Seattle Thunderbirds won their first ever Ed Chynoweth Cup on Sunday night with a 4-3 overtime victory in game six at the Brandt Centre. The Pats took a 1-0 lead in the first period on a powerplay goal from Sam Steel. Seattle would tie it in the second, setting up a big third period. The Pats went ahead 3-1 on goals from Josh Mahura and Austin Wagner, the later coming with 6:48 remaining. However Seattle scored twice late and forced overtime at 3-3. 12:30 into the first overtime, Alexander True put home a rebound to clinch the championship for the Thunderbirds. Seattle outshot the Pats 43-31 in the win, Tyler Brown made 39 saves for Regina, Carl Stankowski 28 for the Thunderbirds. Seattle moves on to the 2017 MasterCard Memorial Cup in Windsor, ON.
Regina – Sam Steel (11) from Josh Mahura and Connor Hobbs – 7:18 PP.
Seattle – Sami Moilanen (7) from Scott Eansor – 8:55.
Regina – Josh Mahura 98) from Jeff de Wit and Dawson Leedahl – 11:50.
Regina – Austin Wagner (16) unassisted – 13:12.
Seattle – Ryan Gropp (7) from Ethan Bear – 14:38.
Seattle – Keegan Kolesar (12) from Ethan Bear and Ryan Gropp – 17:06 PP.
Seattle – Alexander True (12) from Keegan Kolesar and Aaron Hyman – 12:30.
Shots on Goal
Regina 3-15-9-4-(31) Seattle 10-14-11-8-(43)
Regina 1/4 Seattle 1/4