2017 RBC Cup Preview: Trenton Golden Hawks

The Trenton Golden Hawks were the Central Region Dudley Hewitt Cup hosts in 2017. The Golden Hawks lost in the seventh game of the 2017 Ontario Junior Hockey League Buckland Cup championship to the OJHL Georgetown Raiders.

Trenton earned their berth to Cobourg, Ontario to the 2017 RBC Cup national championship with redemption in a 2 – 1 championship game win over the Raiders on May 6th in front of their hometown fans.

Trenton Golden Hawks (54gp, 42-9-2-1, 87 points) Second Place Overall

Top Producers
2016 – 2017 Regular Season
Liam Morgan (48gp, 26g, 36a, 8 GWG)
Lucas Brown (52 go, 30g, 30a, 5 PPG)
Jeremy Pullara (47gp, 23g, 32a, 2 SHG)
Chris Janzen (43gp, 1.98 GAA, 0.927 SV%, 2541 MINS)
Joseph Murdaca (7gp, 2.15 GAA, 0.923 SV%, 418 MINS)

2017 Post – Season
Liam Morgan (21gp, 10g, 11a, 3 GWG)
Lucas Brown (21gp, 10g, 10a, 6 PPG)
Anthony Sorrentino (21gp, 8g, 8a, 1 GWG)
Chris Janzen (18gp, 12W, 6L, 3 SO, 1.61 GAA, 0.945 SV%, 1083 MINS)
Elliot Gerth (6gp, 3W, 1 SO, 1.55 GAA, 0.952 SV%, 231 MINS)

Commitments
Player, (Position) School Attending (Starting Year)
Liam Morgan (F) Union College Dutchmen (2018-19)
Josh Allan (D) Sacred Heart University Pioneers (2017-18)

Road to the 2017 RBC Cup
Preliminaries
Trenton Golden Hawks vs Newmarket Hurricanes
Game 1: March 3rd Newmarket Hurricanes 3 @ Trenton Golden Hawks 2 (Final)
Game 2: March 6th Trenton Golden Hawks 1 @ Newmarket Hurricanes 0 (Final)
Game 3: March 7th Newmarket Hurricane 3 @ Trenton Golden Hawks 2 (Final)
Game 4: March 9th Trenton Golden Hawks 3 @ Newmarket Hurricanes 2 (Final OT)
Game 5: March 10th Newmarket Hurricane 1 @ Trenton Golden Hawks 4 (Final)
Game 6: March 12th Trenton Golden Hawks 2 @ Newmarket Hurricanes 1 (Final)

Quarter – Finals
Trenton Golden Hawks vs. Stouffville Spirit
Game 1: March 17th Stouffville Spirit 0 @ Trenton Golden Hawks 4 (Final)
Game 2: March 19th Trenton Golden Hawks 5 @ Stouffville Spirit 1 (Final)
Game 3: March 21st Stouffville Spirit 0 @ Trenton Golden Hawks 7 (Final)
Game 4: March 23th Trenton Golden Hawks 4 @ Stouffville Spirit 2 (Final)

Semi – Finals
Trenton Golden Hawks vs. Cobourg Cougars
Game 1: March 31st Cobourg Cougars 3 @ Trenton Golden Hawks 4 (Final)
Game 2: April 3rd Trenton Golden Hawks 3 @ Cobourg Cougars 2 (Final OT)
Game 3: April 4th Cobourg Cougars 2 @ Trenton Golden Hawks 3 (Final OT)
Game 4: April 6th Trenton Golden Hawks 3 @ Cobourg Cougars 1 (Final)

OJHL Championships
Georgetown Raiders vs. Trenton Golden Hawks
Game 1: April 13th Trenton Golden Hawks 1 @ Georgetown Raiders 3 (Final)
Game 2: April 15th Georgetown Raiders 0 @ Trenton Golden Hawks 3 (Final)
Game 3: April 18th Trenton Golden Hawks 2 @ Georgetown Raiders 3 (Final)
Game 4: April 20th Georgetown Raiders 1 @ Trenton Golden Hawks 2 (Final OT)
Game 5: April 22nd Trenton Golden Hawks 5 @ Georgetown Raiders 2 (Final)
Game 6: April 23rd Georgetown Raiders 5 @ Trenton Golden Hawks 0 (Final)
Game 7: April 26th Trenton Golden Hawks 0 @ Georgetown Raiders 1 (Final)

2017 Dudley Hewitt Cup
Game 1: May 2nd: Powassan Voodoos (NOJHL) 1vs Trenton Golden Hawks (Host – OJHL) 5
Game 2: May 3rd Trenton Golden Hawks (Host – OJHL) 0 vs Georgetown Raiders (OJHL) 1
Game 3: May 4th Dryden GM Ice Dogs (SIJHL) 4 vs Trenton Golden Hawks (Host – OJHL) 10
Game 4: May 6th: Georgetown Raiders (OJHL) 1 vs Trenton Golden Hawks (Host – OJHL) 2

2017 RBC Cup Schedule
May 13th
7:30 PM (EST)
Trenton Golden Hawks (Central – OJHL) vs Cobourg Cougars (Host – OJHL)

May 14th
7:30 PM (EST)
Trenton Golden Hawks (Central – OJHL) vs Corbas de Terebonne (East – LHJQ)

May 16th
3:30 PM (EST)
Brooks Bandits (West – AJHL) vs Trenton Golden Hawks (Central – OJHL)

May 17th
3:30 PM (EST)
Penticton Vees (BCHL) vs Trenton Golden Hawks (Central – OJHL)

May 20th
2:30 PM (EST)
Semifinal TBD vs TBD

7:30 PM (EST)
Semifinal TBD vs TBD

May 21st
5:00 PM (EST)
2017 PBC Cup Championship
Winner of Semi Final # 1 vs Winner Semi – Final # 2

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