Midgets open OMHA finals on the road

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By Josh Howald

The Kincardine Miller Insue midget Kinucks will head to Mooretown this weekend to open the OMHA midget B championship series.

Kincardine celebrates a goal in Game 3 of the OMHA Finals.Gaem willl be replayed TBD.

 

Game 1 of the All-Ontario finals will be played Saturday night in Mooretown. The puck drops at 7 p.m. to open this best-of-five series. Game 2 of the series will also be played in Mooretown. It is scheduled for Sunday at 2:40 p.m.

The series will then shift to Kincardine for Games 3 and 4 of the series. Game 3 will be played Friday, March 24 at the Davidson Centre at 8 p.m. Game 4, if necessary, would be played the following day at 3 p.m.

If needed, a sixth game would be in Mooretown on Sunday, March 26.

he Kincardine midgets have been idle since eliminating Parry Sound in overtime of Game 3 in Kincardine March 3. Mooretown, meanwhile, hasn't played since Feb. 26 when the smashed Simcoe in Game 4 of their OMHA semi-final series. Both teams agreed to delay the start of the All-Ontario finals until this weekend so that both squads could ice full, healthy line-ups in the finals.

Mooretown eliminated Mt. Brydges and Wallaceburg before knocking out Simcoe 3-1 in the semis. Kincardine, meanwhile, beat Listowel and Elmvale before sweeping Parry Sound to advance to this championship series.

Kincardine has sights firmly set on an OMHA championship this season after coming up just short the past two seasons. The Kinucks are the reigning International Silver Stick champions, and last won an OMHA title in 2012.