Scotiabank GTHL Playoff RoundUp: March 27
Atom AA – City Final | First to eight points
After winning back-to-back GTHL Regular Season Championships, the Toros will look to repeat as city champs against a new opponent. With the Atom “AA” East GTHL Regular Season Championship winning North York Knights knocked out in the second round, the Toros are taking on the third-seeded Leaside Flames in the finals. The Flames have been burning up the post-season, knocking out the second place West Hill Golden Hawks and fourth place North Toronto.
(1) Toros vs. (5) Leaside Flames | Series tied 2-2
Game 1: 3-0 Toros| Game 2: 3-1 Flames | Game 3: Tuesday, March 27 | Game 4: Thursday, March 29 | Game 5: Saturday, March 31
Minor Peewee AAA – City Final | First to eight points
The Mississauga Senators have had quite the run the past two seasons, adding two GTHL Regular Season Championships and a playoff title to their trophy case. The Senators are on the hunt to add more hardware to the collection as they take on the Toronto Marlboros in the final. The Sens posted a 1-0-2 against the Marlboros in the regular season.
(1) Mississauga Senators vs. (3) Toronto Marlboros | Series tied 2-2
Game 1: 5-3 Marlboros | Game 2: 2-1 Senators | Game 3: Tuesday, March 27 | Game 4: Friday, March 30 | Game 5: Sunday, April 1
Peewee AA – City Final | First to eight points
After falling to the Mississauga Terriers the city final last season, the North York Knights look determined for redemption in their Peewee year. The Knights are currently up 6-0 on the Vaughan Rangers in the city final.
(1) North York Knights vs. (2) Vaughan Rangers | Knights lead 6-0
Game 1: 1-0 Knights | Game 2: 4-3 Knights | Game 3: 4-2 Knights | Game 4: Wednesday, March 28 | Game 5: Friday, March 30
Minor Bantam A – City Final | First to eight points
With last years city finalists both eliminated in their respective division finals, the Minor Bantam “A” division is witnessing two new teams compete for the championship. The second place Duffield Devils managed to defeat the first place Toronto Wolverines in west finals. They are currently taking on GTHL Regular Season Champs, the Toronto Aeros.
(1) Toronto Aeros vs. (2) Duffield Devils | Aeros lead 2-0
Game 1: 3-2 Aeros | Game 2: Wednesday, March 28 | Game 3: Sunday, April 1 | Game 4: Tuesday, April 3 | Game 5: Thursday, April 5
Midget A | First to six points
The sixth-seeded Toronto Shamrocks have upset their opponents at every step of the way. The Shamrocks managed to eliminate the third-place Vaughan Panthers in the first round, and quickly moved on to scratch off the third place Toronto Eagles to punch their ticket to the Midget “A” finals. The winner of the series will go on to compete in the GTHL “A” Championship, which will determine who represents the GTHL at the OHF Championships.
(1) Toronto Aeros vs. (6) Toronto Shamrocks | Aeros lead 4-0
Game 1: 3-0 Aeros | Game 2: 4-0 Aeros | Game 3: Tuesday, March 27| Game 4: Thursday, March 29 | Game 5: Saturday, March 31