NVMHA Storm rep team playoff update

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February 26, 2016

Here’s another update on the progress of the North Van Storm rep teams throughout the playoffs, from Atom through Juvenile. This update will focus on the teams still in provincial medal playoff contention, and also touch on the teams now competing in the President Series.

Currently, there are six NV teams still in provincial medal contention: Atom Storm A1, Bantam Storm A4, Midget Storm A1, Midget Storm A3, Juvenile Storm A1 and Juvenile Storm A2.

This update will first take an in-depth look at these six teams, and then shift to the remaining teams in the President Series.

 

North Van Atom Storm

Tier 1: Atom Storm A1 – 5th in GVC Flight 2 (11-7-2) @  4th GVC Flight 2 Seafair A2 (11-8-1)

Results, Game 1: 6-6 Tie, 2.18.16; Game 2: 2-0 Win, 2.24.16

Game 3: 2.26.16; Game 4 (if required): 2.27.16

The winner of this series will advance to the GVC Flight 2 Final Four and play a round robin style tournament to determine the champion. The other three teams in the final four will be Burnaby A1 (16-3-1 in GVC Flight 2), Vancouver A1 (15-4-1 in GVC Flight 2), and NSWC A2 (7-1-0 in GVC Flight 2, 1-10-1 in GVC Flight 1).

 

North Van Bantam Storm

Tier 4: Bantam Storm A4 – 5th in Flight 7 (10-8-2) @ 4th Flight 7 NSWC A4 (9-9-2).

Result: 7-1W @ NSWC A4 – Next round: Final Four

The Bantam Storm A4 have entered the Final Four for Tier 4 playoffs and will play a round robin style tournament to determine the Tier 4 champion. The Storm A4 will play games against Whistler A1-T4 (5-13-2 in Flight 5), Langley A4 (6-14-0 in Flight 5), and Ridge Meadows A4 (2-14-4 in Flight 6). Played Feb 26-28.

 

North Van Midget Storm

Tier 1: Midget Storm A1 – 8th in Flight 1 (8-7-3) vs 9th Flight 1 Richmond A1 (7-7-4)

Round 1, Bye

Round 2, Result: 6-5W vs Richmond A1

Round 3, Results: 2-1W, 4-2W vs 1st Flight 1 Cloverdale A1 (11-4-3)

Big upset against top ranked Cloverdale A1 propels the Storm to the Final 4 again.

Next round: Final Four

The Midget Storm A1 have entered the Final Four for Tier 1 playoffs and will play a round robin style tournament to determine the Tier 1 champion. The Storm A1 will play against Ridge Meadows A1 (9-9-0 in Flight 1), Coquitlam A1 (11-4-3 in Flight 1), and Vancouver Thunderbird A1 (9-8-1 in Flight 1). Played Feb. 26 – March 1.

Game 1: 2-2 vs Coquitlam, Feb. 26.

 

Tier 3: Midget Storm A3 – 6th in Flight 4 (5-10-3) vs 10th Flight 4 Vancouver A2-T3 (2-4-0)

Result: 3-2W, 6-4W vs Vancouver A2-T3

Next round:  Final Four

The Midget Storm A3 have entered the Final Four for Tier 3 playoffs and will play a round robin style tournament to determine the Tier 3 champion. The Storm A3 will play against Whistler A1-T3 (15-2-1 in Flight 3), Coquitlam A3 (9-3-0 in Flight 4 & 3-1-2 in Flight 3), and Sunshine Coast A1-T3 (14-2-2 in Flight 3). Played Feb. 26 – March 1.

 

North Van Juvenile Storm

Gold Group: Juvenile Storm A1 – 5th in Flight 1 (12-8-2) vs 11th Flight 1 Chilliwack A1 (5-16-1)

Result: Game 1: 4-3W vs Chilliwack A1

Game 2: 2.27.16; Game 3: 2.29.16; Game 4 (if required): TBD

The winner of this series advances to the Gold Group Final Four. Other opponents also TBD.
Blue Group: Juvenile Storm A2 – 5th in Flight 2 (4-16-2) vs 7th in Flight 2 Burnaby A2 (3-18-1)

Result: Game 1: 8-7L; Game 2: 5-4L; Game 3: 9-3W; Game 4: 6-4W vs Burnaby A2

Game 5: 3.1.16; Game 6: 3.3.16; Game 7 (if required): 3.6.16

Best-of-seven series tied 2-2.

 

President Series

The rep teams who have been eliminated from playoff contention will now shift their focus to try and win their respective president series.

Below is each team’s listed series, as well as game results:

 

North Van Atom Storm

Storm A2: 0-1-0 in GVC Series 3 (6-4L vs Squamish A1)

Storm A3: 0-0-0 in GVC Series (first game 2.28.16)

 

North Van Peewee Storm

Storm A1: 0-0-3 in Series 8 (3-3 vs Burnaby A1; 4-4 vs Van T-bird A1; 1-1 vs Chilliwack A1)

Storm A2: 1-2-0 in Series 5 (7-4W vs Aldergrove A1-T2; 6-5L vs Port Coquitlam A1; 4-2L vs Sno-King A1)

Storm A3: 1-0-1 in Series 2 (2-2 vs Richmond A2; 4-3W vs Seattle A2)

Storm A4: 1-2-2 in Series 1 (3-3 vs New West A2-T3; 5-3L, 3-3 vs Burnaby A3; 3-2W vs Ridge Meadows A4, 2-1L vs BWC A4)

 

North Van Bantam Storm

Storm A1: 1-3-0 in Series 8 (2-1L vs Burnaby A1; 5-1W vs Semiahmoo A1; 3-1L vs Abbotsford A1; 3-1L vs Ridge Meadows A1)

Storm A2: 1-2-0 in Series 6 (5-1L vs Chilliwack A2; 4-2W, 4-2L vs Richmond A1)

Storm A3: 2-4-0 in Series 3 (3-2W, 3-2L vs Van T-bird A3; 8-1L, 4-2L vs BWC A3; 1-0W vs Abbotsford A3; 5-2L vs West Van A1-T3)

 

North Van Midget Storm

Storm A2: 1-2-0 in Series 3 (4-1L vs North Delta A1-T2; 7-2L vs New West A1-T2; 5-0W vs Vancouver A1-T2)