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PLAY-OFF GAME #4 GOES TONIGHT at 7pm – Countryside Arena

The GREATER SUDBURY CUBS came-up with a very energetic performance last night at the  Countryside Arena and skated-away with a 4-2 victory over the SOO EAGLES. The CUBS can  even the series with a big win tonight at 7 pm at the Countryside Arena. There are plenty of  seats and tickets available at the Countryside arena lobby. 

Play-off ticket prices are: $15 for Adults, $10 for Seniors and Students and $5 for youngsters  12 years of age and under.  

Last night, Cubs defenceman Nicholas Toffoli scored the game winner on the power play in  the second period. Toffoli’s marker gave the Cubs a commanding 3-0 lead heading into the  final frame. Cole Crowder opened the scoring for the Cubs in the first period while Cameron  Shanks also scored in the second period. 

In the final period, the Eagles made it close with two late goals before Pierson Sobush stole  the puck from a Eagles player and sealed the win with an empty net goal with just over one  minute remaining on the clock. The Cubs once again outshot the Eagles 39-25 on the night  and Cubs goaltender Joel Rainville was named the game’s 1st star. Sobush and Shanks were  named Eastlink TV game stars as well. 

PLAYER OF THE MONTH AWARDS 

With last night’s game being the Cubs first home game since March 24th, the Cubs announced  their March Player Award winners. The ‘TOPPERS PIZZA TOP PERFORMER’ award went to  goaltender Joel Rainville who recorded 3 shut-outs in his final six regular season games. The  Sturgeon Falls native finished 3rd in the league in goals against average at 2.36 and 2nd place  overall in save percentage at .921. The graduating veteran finished the season with a 18 win,  12 losses and 4 OT loss record. 

The ‘L.MAY MINERS LUNCHBOX HARDEST WORKING PLAYER’ went to Cubs forward Pierson  Sobush. The Sudbury native led the Cubs with 7 goals in the month of March in 11 games  played. Sobush finished the season fourth in team scoring with 37 points on 21 goals and 16  assists. Sobush continues to lead by example with his work ethic and hard-nosed approach to  each and every shift.