The Demons won the Non Checking C2 finals with a narrow 3 – 2 win over the Blackhawks to take home the Clive Connelly Trophy.
Game 3 of the Non-Checking C2 series shaped up to be a closely contested game, the Blackhawks opened the scoring when Ivan Kulakovsky got the puck past Henry Offord from Daniel Donkin at 14:27 in the first period. The Blackhawks lead at the end of the first period 1 – 0 and outshot the Demons by a narrow margin of 11 – 6.
The Demons tied up the game when Paul Rice, who was playing his 650th game, scored from Andrea Polari and Rod Johns. The Demons would get the go ahead goal seven and a half minutes later with an unassisted goal by Max Edwards. The Blackhawks tied up the game going into the third period with a Paul Mallia goal from Jol Duffel and just under 3 minutes remaining in the period.
Andrea Polari scored what would end up being the game winning goal for the Demons at 9:20 from Casey Wood and Paul Rice. The pressure in the Blackhawks zone saw them put on the extra attacker with only 35 seconds left in the game to try to tie up the game but in the end, the Demons would take the final game of the series and be the 2016 Champions in the Non-Checking C2 division.
Shots on goal:
Blackhawks – 31
Demons – 18