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Eastern Express finishes runner-up in Major Bantam Division at East Coast Ice Jam

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BEDFORD, N.S. —

An amazing run by Eastern Express in the 2020 Chronicle Herald East Coast Ice Jam hockey tournament came to an end Sunday afternoon.

The Pownal-based Express, who had won five straight games after losing their opening game 7-2, dropped a 5-1 decision to the Moncton Hawks in the championship game of the Major Bantam Division.
It was the first time a P.E.I. team had qualified for the bantam final at the Ice Jam.
Overall, the Express completed play in the five-day tournament 5-2 (won-lost).
In the final, the defending-champion Hawks jumped out to a 3-0 lead after one period and took a 4-1 advantage into the final frame.
Evan Nicholson, assisted by Ross Campbell and Caleb MacDonald, scored Eastern’s lone goal.
Jackson MacDonald tended goal for the Express.

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In the Major Midget Division, Steele Subaru from Dartmouth, N.S., defeated the Halifax Macs 3-1 in the championship game.

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