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Road to the 2019 TELUS Cup: GNML
The North Bay Trappers were perfect in the GNML, scoring 276 goals as part of an unblemished 36-0 regular season
Jason La Rose
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February 9, 2019
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Complete and utter dominance. The North Bay Trappers did not lose a game en route to a third-straight GNML regular-season title, rolling through their 36-game schedule unblemished. They played in just four one-goal games and hit double-digits on seven occasions (in addition to six nine-goal outings), finishing with 276 goals (an average of 7.67 per game), and the league’s top five scorers (Zachary Lefebvre led the way with 86 points). At the other end of the rink, North Bay had 11 shutouts and allowed only 42 goals, with goaltenders Benjamin Gaudreau (1.13) and Reece Proulx (1.20) sitting one-two in GAA.

PLAYOFF MATCH-UPS
4) Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves vs. 8) Timmins Majors
5) Sault Ste. Marie Thunderbirds vs. 6) New Liskeard Cubs 

BYES:
1) North Bay Trappers
2) Kapuskasing Flyers

FINAL STANDINGS (W-L-OTL)
North Bay – 72 points (36-0-0)
Kapuskasing – 54 points (27-9-0)
Sudbury Minor Midget – 43 points (21-2-1)
Sudbury – 33 points (15-18-3)
Sault Ste. Marie – 24 points (12-24-0)
New Liskeard – 23 points (10-23-3)
Sault Ste. Marie Minor Midget – 22 points (9-11-4)
Timmins – 21 points (10-25-1)
North Bay Minor Midget – 9 points (4-19-1)

LEADING SCORERS
Zachary Lefebvre (North Bay) – 47G 39A 86P
Joseph Jordan (North Bay) – 28G 45A 73P
Jesse Kirkby (North Bay) – 32G 29A 61P
Jack Stockfish (North Bay) – 23G 37A 60P
Noah Lagrandeur (North Bay) – 21G 38A 59P

LAST NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCE
2013 (Sault Ste. Marie North Stars – fifth place)

TOTAL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP APPEARANCES (since 1984)
15 (1984 (host), 1987, 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998 (host), 1999, 2002, 2003, 2003 (host), 2007, 2008, 2012, 2013 (host))

LAST NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
2008 (Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves)

TOTAL NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
2 (1984, North Bay Pinehill; 2008, Sudbury Nickel Capital Wolves)

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Hockey Canada
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Hockey Canada
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