Brooks Bandits win National Junior A Championship on home ice
CTV News Calgary
Published Sunday, May 19, 2019 6:05PM MDT
Last Updated Monday, May 20, 2019 11:48AM MDT
The Brooks Bandits have capped off a record setting season by winning the National Junior A Championship.
The Bandits beat the Prince George Spruce Kings 4-3 on Sunday afternoon in front of a hometown crowd.
The team started strong against Prince George and scored three goals in the first period.
The Spruce Kings battled back and scored with just 45 seconds left on the clock to make it a 4-3 game.
The packed house cheered the team on as the final seconds ticked off the clock and went wild when the hometown heroes clinched the title.
This was the 49th annual National Junior A Championship.