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Winnipeg Free Press (Newspaper) - April 1, 1990, Winnipeg, Manitoba Free press april 1990 sports knights gunning for again twins to avenge loss in semifinals last year Cou Corneau by Robert Knodel it just Doest get any better than the two Best teams during the course of the Manitoba major Junior hockey league my jul season have advanced to the As the River East Royal knights Are gunning for their fourth straight while the fort Rouge twins Are out to avenge a loss in the semifinals last its a classic pitting the leagues Best offensive team against the Sti Giest defensive the knights broke their own regular season goal scoring record by seven with 346 goals on the while allowing the twins notched 298 and allowed just breaking the record of 160 set by the Boniface riels a few seasons the Besto seven my jul final got underway at incan Arena on Friday with game two at Century Arena tonight at game if will be played at incan on Friday the 13th of i bet on this i even make a says the second year coach of the Jim who can blame the teams Are almost dead having split the season series with three wins in All six games the visiting team skated away either team is capable of winning this says the knights head Barry his team whipped the twins 82 in the the teams final to Clinch first the knights finished the 42 game regular season with a 3561 record for 71 just one Point More than the who were should the knights they would tie the record for consecutive championships and set a record for most league titles with they won their first championship in their first Platt says his team plans to do what brought them three wins against the knights this season shut Down Brent reids if that Doest work Well try something Bonni says the twins would be advised to worry about four not just we dont live or die on that one says explaining Rob Schmidke was the knights Best player in their semifinal series against the Transcona Schmidke notched seven the knights beat the sixth place trailers in the first two games without any offence from Reid and wingers Soott Parker and Jason Reid won the scoring race this season with 130 while Parker scored a league record 72 goals and was second with 125 one of the provinces Best uses his soft hands to full but he has also benefited from playing with who relies on hockey Scott Parker left and Brent Reid combined for 126 smarts rather than great Hes a smart player and that carried him a Long says in the other the twins swept the third place seven Oaks winning 93 in game we played seven Oaks and we beat i mean we beat says emphasizing that his team is playing their Best hockey of the the knights knocked out the trailers with a 97 shootout where both teams abandoned defence for a full scale offensive both teams Best breakout was when the referee took the puck out of the net and skated to Centre says while the knights have a Strong supporting cast of the twins have a few top Point getters As Jason Lamond was third in league scoring with 48 goals and 106 Lee Cowan and Trent Brown added 94 and 92 Points both teams can produce plenty of but at least two my jul coaches believe goal ending will ultimately decide this both teams employed three goaltenders throughout the season and the but Are expected to Settle on the tender with the hot hand for the Phil Bradly y leads the twins with a goals against average while Drew Claussen and Colin Ray Are not far Rob Kilbrie and Larry Reimer split the majority of the work for the while Rolph Klatt also saw a fair amount of playing trailers coach George Knight and raiders Boss David Levine agree that the twins have the Edge in that better says should give the twins the upper Platt also believes his team has an Edge in which is one of the reasons he moved the twins to Century Arena for the the rink seats More and it has a bigger ice that could give his team the Home ice Edge that neither team has enjoyed this if a team can win one at Home it could make a difference to the whole says like everyone the twins head coach is expecting the series to be a its going to be a hell of a Bonni but he says it will come Down to the team that executes most we know what it takes to beat fort now its just a matter of going out and doing free Kuji hats 1011 main Street 970 Portage brakes suspension 2 4 wheel alignment mufflers shocks dual exhausts hours 8am8 pm weekdays you have my Promise that Well both inspect and repair your vehicle with honesty and our products and workmanship Are guaranteed dont were the Only Muffler shops open after Bill Kucherak 970 Portage

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