The 2016 St. John’s Jr. Hockey League Champions, the MoorFrost CBN Jr. Stars defeated the host Roebothan McKay & Marshall Avalon Capitals 5-3 during the opening game of the Don Johnson Memorial Cup.

Capitals had a 1-0 lead after the first; the Stars scored 4 goals in the second to take a 4-1 lead. Capitals netted two quick goals in the third but the Stars pushed on to a 5-3 victory.

Scoring for the Capitals:

  • Coady Barron 1G
  • John Charles Snow 1G 1A
  • Andrew Paul 1G 1A

Scoring for the Stars:

  • Ryan Dawson 2G 1A
  • Riley Deering 1G
  • Cody Batten 1G
  • Cameron Simms 1G (penalty shot)

Shots were 36-30 in favour of the Stars.

Goaltenders for the game were:

  • Capitals Aaron Small (allowing 4 goals) – replaced by AJ Rooney to start the third.
  • Stars – Riley Akerman

The Players Of The Game Were:

  • Capitals – John Charles Snow
  • Stars – Ryan Dawson

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