CARIBOUS TAKE A COMMANDING LEAD IN 2018 HERDER

April 13, 2018
Immediate Release
Torbay, NL –The Clarenville Ford Caribous are one win away from a Herder Trophy after taking game three of the 2018 Herder Memorial Championship played Friday night at the Jack Byrne Arena in Torbay. Mason Reid open the scoring 8:49 into the opening period on a beauty deflection. The Caribous never relinquished the lead and won by a score of 4-1 to take a three-nothing advantage in the best of seven series. Brad Crann tallied two markers and Kenny Mahoney also added a single.
The Caps got a power play goal in the second from Matt Fewer but couldn’t muster up any more scoring.
Jason Churchill was stellar in the nets for the Caribous making 42 saves in his first action of the series. Kyle Downer made 29 saves for the Caps.
Prior to the game several provincial senior hockey awards were presented.
The Telegram Trophy best record in the regular season: St. John’s Caps.
The Albert Pee Wee Crane for Rookie of the Year: Mitch Normore Conception Bay Blues.
The President Goaltender Award for Top Goaltender: Kyle Downer St. John’s Caps.
The best of seven series resumes Saturday night 7:30 pm at the Jack Byrne Arena.
The Herder Memorial Trophy was first presented by Ralph Herder of the Evening Telegram Limited in honor of the hockey playing Herder Family, wo founded the Evening Telegram in 1879. The trophy is emblematic of the All Newfoundland Senior Hockey Championship.
All games will be webcasted by Hockey NL’s and fans who can’t get to a game can watch via the following link. http://tv1.ca/4841056
Hockey NL will also be having live scoring, statistics and news. Hockey fans can follow on http://www.theherder.ca/\ and via twitter @HkyNL
For more information, please contact:

Craig Tulk
Executive Director
Hockey NL
ctulk@hockeynl.ca