The Green Bay Gamblers are Clark Cup Champions for the second time in the
last three years, knocking off the Waterloo Blackhawks 5-2 before 7,007 fans at the Resch Center in Green Bay.
The Gamblers captured their 4th Clark Cup overall, beating the Blackhawks in the Best-of-5 series 3 games to 2.
The Gamblers registered the best record in team history, going 47-9-4. They never lost back-to-back games all season.
For Gamblers coach Derek Lalonde, it’s a championship in his first season at the helm.
AUDIO: Derek Lalonde on winning a title in his first season as coach :20
The Gamblers got goals from Alex Broadhurst, Sam Herr, Max Hartner, Noland LaPorte and Ville Jarvelainen.
Goaltender of the year, Ryan McKay earned the win in the pipes, earning 22 saves on 24 shots. The Miami of Ohio recruit has 81 career wins, the most ever in the history of any Gamblers goaltender. He finished 9-3 in the postseason.