For the second year in a row the Killarney Shamrocks are Tiger Hills Hockey League champions.

Brian Archibald made 25 saves as Killarney blanked the Carberry Plainsmen 2-0 Friday night at the Shamrock Centre and swept the best-of-five final in three games straight.

“We had a great group of guys in that dressing room.” Archibald told CJRB;s Tyler Addison after game three. “A lot of returning players, a lot of experience. It was just a lot of fun coming to the rink every night. We all grew up playing hockey together and now we're all back playing senior together. It was a nice way to finish it off at home tonight.”

Clayton Heinrichs and Reid Gow did the goal scoring in game three.

The Shamrocks were perfect in the regular season schedule going 17-0 and then won 11 of 12 in the post-season.

“We had a lot of close calls,” said Gow who was presented with the Blaine Jarvis Memorial Trophy as the Tiger Hills Hockey League's Playoff MVP. “Brian (Archibald) saved a lot of games as always and we always had a hero. Lucky but pretty happy to be done this season and now we move on to the Manitoba Cup.”

The Shamrocks won both the THHL championship and the Provincial Senior “A” Hockey title last year.

Carberry will join Killarney at MTS Iceplex in Winnipeg next month as the Tiger Hills gets to send two teams to the provincials.

Shamrocks coach Shayne Skeoch says it's been a fun couple of years.

“It's pretty easy to coach these guys. They've all played decent hockey. I think the main thing is they all grew up together, most of them, and we have good chemistry. We just got rolling and it kind of continued from last year when we went to the finals and won. These guys all get along. It's very easy to coach these guys.”


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Saturday, October 20th

CFL
Toronto 26 Montreal 22
Saskatchewan 29 Calgary 24

WHSHL
Exhibition
Dauphin 7 Swan Valley 4

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Showcase @ Portage
Southwest 6 Norman 3
Yellowhead 5 Eastman 2
Parkland 3 Interlake 2 (OT)
Wpg Wild 7 Kenora 2
Brandon vs Wpg Thrashers, 6:30 p.m.
Central Plains vs Wpg Bruins, 7:30 p.m.

MFMHL
Westman vs Interlake
@ Hartney, 7:30 p.m.

MJHL
Selkirk at Neepawa, 7:30 p.m.
Swan Valley at Wpg Blues, 7 p.m.
Waywayseecappo at Dauphin, 7:30 p.m.
OCN at Steinbach, 7:30 p.m.

WHL
Calgary at Brandon, 7:30 p.m.

NHL
Winnipeg 5 Arizona 3
Colorado 3 Carolina 1
Philadelphia 5 New Jersey 2
Buffalo 5 Los Angeles 1
Ottawa 4 Montreal 3
Detroit 4 Florida 3 (OT)
St. Louis 4 Toronto 1
Chicago 4 Columbus 1
Tampa Bay at Minnesota, 7 p.m.
Anaheim at Vegas, 9 p.m.
Nashville at Edmonton, 9 p.m.
Boston at Vancouver, 9 p.m.
N.Y. Islanders at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.

Major League Baseball
National League
Championship Series
Los Angeles at Milwaukee, 7:09 p.m.
(best of 7 series tied 3-3)

NBA
Toronto 117 Washington 113
Indiana 132 Brooklyn 112
Boston at New York, 6:30 p.m.
Orlando at Philadelphia, 6:30 p.m.
Detroit at Chicago, 7 p.m.
Charlotte at Miami, 7 p.m.
Minnesota at Dallas, 7:30 p.m.
Phoenix at Denver, 8 p.m.
San Antonio at Portland, 9 p.m.
Houston at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, October 21st

Manitoba AAA Midget Hockey League
Southwest at Wpg Wild, 12:15 p.m.
Showcase @ Portage
Kenora vs Yellowhead, 12 p.m.
Parkland vs Norman, 1:15 p.m.
Brandon vs Wpg Bruins, 2:30 p.m.
Pembina Valley vs Interlake 2:45 p.m.

MFMHL
Westman vs Wpg Ice
@ Hartney, 2 p.m.

MJHL
Portage at Virden, 6:30 p.m.
Wpg Blues at Winkler, 7:30 p.m.
OCN at Steinbach, 7 p.m.

AHL
Manitoba vs San Antonio @ Wpg, 2 p.m.

NHL
Calgary at N.Y. Rangers, 6 p.m.
Tampa Bay at Chicago, 6 p.m.
Buffalo at Anaheim, 7 p.m.

NFL
Tennessee at L.A. Chargers, 8:30 a.m.
Carolina at Philadelphia, 12 p.m.
Minnesota at N.Y. Jets, 12 p.m.
Buffalo at Indianapolis, 12 p.m.
New England at Chicago, 12 p.m.
Cleveland at Tampa Bay, 12 p.m.
Houston at Jacksonville, 12 p.m.
Detroit at Miami, 12 p.m.
New Orleans at Baltimore, 3:05 p.m.
Dallas at Washington, 3:25 p.m.
L.A. Rams at San Francisco, 3:25 p.m.
Cincinnati at Kansas City, 7:20 p.m.

NBA
Atlanta at Cleveland, 5 p.m.
Sacramento at Oklahoma City, 6 p.m.
Golden State at Denver, 7 p.m.
Houston at L.A. Clippers, 8 p.m.

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