April 27th, 2007 - DU defensive recruit Jon Cook of the AJHL Champion Camrose Kodiaks captured the 2007 Doyle Cup on Friday night as they defeated the Nanaimo Clippers of the BCHL. The Kodiaks have claimed the Doyle Cup four times in the team's ten year existence.
DU also had two recruits playing for the Clippers. The season is now over for Marc Cheverie and Kyle Ostrow. They will enroll at DU next fall.
Camrose trailed 2-1 after the second period, but battled back to record a 3-2 victory at the Max McLean Arena on Friday night. The best of seven series featured the AJHL Champion and the Fred Page Cup Champion of the BCHL. The Kodiaks led the series back to Alberta 2-1 after beginning the battle with three games in Nanaimo, BC.
The Camrose Kodiaks won their fourth Alberta Junior Hockey League Championship by defeating the Fort Saskatchewan Traders in the AJHL League Final on April 15th, 2007. This was the third consecutive League Final appearance for the Kodiaks. The Kodiaks have advanced to the League Final five times and won four AJHL Championships (2001, 2003, 2005 and 2007).
2007 DOYLE CUP RESULTS
Game 1 Fri Apr 20 Camrose at Clippers 1-0
Game 2 Sat Apr 21 Camrose at Clippers 4-3
Game 3 Sun Apr 22 Camrose at Clippers 2-1
Game 4 Wed Apr 25 Clippers at Camrose 2-0
Game 5 Fri Apr 27 Clippers at Camrose 3-2
The Kodiaks will face the host Prince George Spruce Kings of the BCHL in their opening game on Sunday, May 6th.