3.07.2009

Cranes Clutch: Advance to Asian Hockey Leauge Finals


The Nippon Paper Cranes have found their ' Captain Clutch'.

Less than 24 hours after scoring the overtime winner in game 6, Yoshinori Iimura had a goal and two assists, including the game 7 winner with 17 seconds left in regulation, as the Nippon Paper Cranes defeat Anyhang Halla 3-2. The Cranes, who were the underdogs against league leading Anyhang Halla, win their series 4 games to 3, and move on to the AL Championship, against the Seibu Prince Rabbits.

The Asia League Ice Hockey Championship begins March 13, 2009.

4 comments:

  1. THE CRANES ARE DONE! THE CHAMPIONSHIP IS OURS!

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  2. don't get your hopes up...naoya is their goalie. but....the cranes are done...done i say mwahahahahah

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  3. WOOO I don't know about done. Not while Iimura still takes breath into his body! HE May just be The Superman! Can't wait for the Finals!!

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