Whalers to Face Islanders in 2017 GMHL Russell Cup Championship Series

After finishing first overall in the Greater Metro Hockey League as well as first in the south division with a record of (38-3-1), the Niagara Whlaers will open up the 2016 GMHL Russell Cup Championship series against the second place north division (34-7-1) Parry Sound Islanders on March 22nd in Parry Sound, Ontario.

Season Head to Head
December 13th Parry Sound Islanders 0 vs Niagara Whalers 6 (Exhibition Final)

Top Offensive Players
Niagara Whalers
Manny Manns (10gp, 11g, 25a, 2 PPG)
Matt Hore (10gp, 12g, 21a, 5 PPG)
Tyler Hore (10gp, 5g, 24a, 1 GWG)

Parry Sound Islanders
Jan Vyoral (14gp, 7g, 13a, 1 SHG)
Milan Prusek (14gp, 10g, 8a, 2 PPG)
Ervin Halasz (14gp. 4g, 10a, 1 GWG)

Road to the Russell Cup Championship Series
Quarter – Finals (Best of Five)
Parry Sound Islanders 3 vs South Muskoka Shield 1
Niagara Whalers 3 vs North York Renegades 0

Semi – Finals (Best of Seven)
Parry Sound Islanders 4 vs New Tecumseth Civics 3
Niagara Whalers 4 vs St George Ravens 0

2017 Russell Cup Championship Series
Game 1: March 22nd Niagara Whalers @ Parry Sound Islanders (8:00 p.m)
Game 2: March 24th Parry Sound Islanders vs Niagara Whalers (7:30 p.m)
Game 3: March 25th Niagara Whalers @ Parry Sound Islanders (7:30 p.m)
Game 4: March 26th Parry Sound Islanders vs Niagara Whalers (7:00 p.m)
Game 5: March 28th Parry Sound Islanders vs Niagara Whalers (7:00 p.m) **
Game 6: TBD **
Game 7: March 31st Parry Sound Islanders vs Niagara Whalers (7:30 p.m) **
** if necessary

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