of the game was Thompson, who played well offensively and worked hard to back-check and interrupt the Cobras’ pressure.
Seaway concluded the regular season by hosting the Grads on Feb. 5. The game began with backand-forth action, with the teams both scoring twice during the first period, but the Rapids took charge in the second stanza with a four spot, two of which were notched short-handed. To seal the deal, SVR outscored their opponents two-to-one in the third, setting up the 8-3 victory. Delisle, Thompson, and Owen McMillan were the Seaway marksmen, while Lalonde, Bowen, Novosad, White, McMillan, and Hunter Thompson earned assists. Player of the game honours went to the team as a whole for the level-headedness and tenacity shown by all players throughout the tense match-up.
The second-place finish for the Seaway Valley Rapids novice hockey team came down to the fourth level of tie breakers used to determine final standings. Both SVR and the Kanata Blazers ended the season with a 22-7-1 record. Head-to-head, both teams had two wins and two ties and boasted a plus/minus differential of 63. SVR beat out the Blazers with a two-goal advantage when considering total goals for: 142 compared to 140.