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Uploaded By: PRESIDENT on May 2nd, 2014

Dundas Real McCoys
Allan Cup Champions 2014
Men's Senior AAA Hockey Champions of Canada
Gordon Renwick Trophy Champions 2014
Bill Saunders Memorial Trophy Winner / MVP - Mike Mole

Team Roster
Mike Mole, Simon Mangos, Dave Bowman, Matthew Barnaby, Ryan Crane, Adam Deleeuw, Nick Smith, Ryan Watson, Dan Pitre, Kevin Bolibruck, Darryl Smith, Jeff White, Joe Koudys, Jerry Galway, Jay McKee, Justin Davis, Mark Jooris, Mike Amodeo, Randy Rowe, Ryan Christie, Jordan Foreman, Jeff MacMillan, Cam Watson, Scott Mifsud, Scott Stafford, Matthew Smith, Blair Stayzer, Greg Stewart, Steve Hurst, T.J. Sakaluk, Jason Ward, Daren Machesney, Brian Worosz

Head Coach - Ken Mann
Assistant Coach - Ron Bernacci
President & General Manager - Don Robertson
Equipment Managers - Jamie Lewis, Joe Kennedy, Brian Duecker
Trainer - Jennifer Somerville
Assistant Trainer - Brittany Galan

The Dundas Real McCoys won the Allan Cup for the 1st time, claiming Canada’s 106th National Senior Hockey Championship with a 3-2 overtime victory over the Clarenville Caribous on April 19, 2014 at J.L. Grightmire Arena.

Darryl Smith a product of the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League’s Gatineau Olympiques opened the scoring for the Real McCoys at 16:56 of the first period on a pass from Scott Mifsud.

Cam Fergus on his first of two powerplay goals tied the score for the Clarenville Caribous early in the 2nd period, only to have Smith assisted by Mifsud put the Real McCoys back in front with two minutes left in the 2nd period. Fergus then tied the score with his second goal midway through the 3rd period. Fergus is the nephew of former NHLer Tom Fergus, who played for the U.S. at the 1985 World Championship in Prague when the Americans got involved in a brawl with the Soviet Union.

At 13:42 of overtime, Justin Davis won the faceoff, and passed the puck to Randy Rowe at the point, where Rowe's shot would end the game, with the Real McCoys becoming Allan Cup Champions. Rowe had bounced around North America’s minor pro leagues for 12 years after starring in junior Hockey with the Belleville Bulls.

A first round pick of Montreal in 1997, Jason Ward was the star in the Real McCoys 4-0 shutout win over the Kenora Thistles in one of two semi-final games. He figured in all four goals, scoring the first and assisting on the other three.

Ward, 35, was named MVP in the American Hockey League with the Hamilton Bulldogs in the 2002-03 season. He also played a total of 336 NHL games for 4 different teams.

Besides having six NHL vets, the Real McCoys also had several grads of the AHL, OHL, university and European clubs in their lineup. Defenceman Kevin Bolibruck, 37, had previously played in Great Britain, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Norway and Italy. The average age of the Dundas defence brigade was 34.9.

Mike Mole was named Allan Cup MVP / Most Valuable Player - Mole made a total of 53 saves in the 3-2 overtime win, and also picked up the tournament’s only shutout.

Fergus and Matt Quinn of Clarenville were named to the all-star team as forwards along with Dundas captain Ryan Christie, who played briefly with the Dallas Stars and Calgary Flames before signing in Italy with the Milan Vipers. Luke Gallant of the Caribous and Simon Mangos of Dundas were named the allstar defencemen.

It was just the third Allan Cup championship game to go to overtime since the tournament went to a single-game final in 1992. Dundas also won the Gordon Renwick Cup, which goes to the all-Ontario champion. It is named after former IIHF Vice-President Gordon Renwick, who contributed a lot to the development of senior Hockey.

The six-day tournament was held at the J.L. Grightmire Arena, which was officially opened by 1948 Olympic figure skating gold medallist Barbara Ann Scott in 1950. The building underwent renovations, thanks to a $100,000 grant Dundas was awarded in 2010 when it was named the best smalltown Hockey arena in Canada in CBC Hockey Night In Canada’s Kraft Hockeyville nationwide competition.

Sourced from http://thesportspages.ca/.

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