2007 CAN AM Results : FINAL RAMS 8 BUFFALO 9MM 0
2007 CAN AM Results : FINAL RAMS 8 BUFFALO 9MM 0

The 2007 CAN AM with a field of 12 teams saw the 07 US National Champion Leominster RAMS crush Buffalo NY 9MM 8-0 in the Final. The RAMS coached by John Stamas, edged the Leominster JETS in the Quarter Final 2-1on wrist shot by Jeremy Goguen only 32 seconds left in the game, that whistled over the shoulder of JETS Bobby Vorse. In the Semi Final the RAMS proved the be too strong for the ELITE with 9-0 scoring blitz. Buffalo 9MM coached by Chris Banks and recent  Maple Leaf Cup Champs,  won the Quarter Finals 4-1 against the Mass COYOTES, then shocked the Gr Boston STARS 4-1 in the Semi's.

The Leominster RAMS won the 07 CAN AM Final 8-0 over  9MM a combination of solid goaltending and  great defence stopped the fast paced Buffalo team. The Final game was also the Cody Warila (MVP) show who scored 5 goals and added 2 assists. Linemates Bobby Housser added 5 assists and Jeremy Goguen 2 goals and 2 assists. Warila opened the scoring 26 seconds in the game on a feed from Conan Langlois.  Rams  Jeremy Goguen notched his first of  2 goals at 4:15.The Rams outshot 9MM  11 to 5 in the 1st period.

Buffalo charged back at the beginning of the 2nd period and kept challenging Ram goalie Rick Breau (MVG) until Steve Kendall scored, coming out from behind the net after receiving a pass from Bobby  Housser with  2:18 left.  RAMS outshot 9MM 12 to 4. The RAMS crusing with a 3-0 lead pressed early in the third with Goguen scoring from Warila. Cody Warila then scored (4) third period goals, in the last 4 minutes of the game. Housser assisted on the first 3, then Chris MacKenzie and Goguen on the final tally. 9MM goalie Joe Castlevetere faced a total of 40 shots and Rick Breau turned back 14 for his 4th shutout of the tournament, posting a 0.20 average. Joe Russo of the RAMS won his 3rd consecutive (MVD) award.

Cody Warila and Rick Breau were unanimous choices for MVP and MVG, Warila was also leading scorer with 13 goals and 9 assists for 22 points, his 13 goals tied the all time Can Am tournament record for goals, held by several players. Rick Breau with 4 shutouts in the Can Am, 5 in the 07 US Nationals and 5 in the 06 Can Am, has not lost a game in goal since the 06 US Nationals when Team Pittsburgh beat the Rams in Overtime in the Semi's. It was Breau's record 9th time as MVG in the Can Am

 

 
 

CAN AM INVITATIONAL

   
       

YEAR

CHAMPION

 

RUNNER UP

SCORE

 
1977

RAMS

  Niagara Falls ORR'S Healers 3-1  
1978 RAMS   BELLMAWR NJ FLAMES 6-3  
1979 RAMS   LYNN MA SEAHAWKS 3-0  
1980 RHODE ISLANDERS   LYNN MA SEAHAWKS 5-4 0T
1981 LYNN MA SEAHAWKS   RAMS 3-2 0T
1982 RAMS   LYNN MA SEAHAWKS 4-1  
1983 LYNN MA SEAHAWKS   E BOSTON OUTLAWS 8-2  
1984 LYNN MA SEAHAWKS   E BOSTON OUTLAWS 8-2  
1985 RAMS   LYNN MA SEAHAWKS 5-3  
1986 RAMS   LYNN MA SEAHAWKS 8-3  
1987 LYNN MA SEAHAWKS   RAMS 4-2  
1988 RAMS   LYNN MA SEAHAWKS 5-0  
1989 RAMS   LYNN MA SEAHAWKS 6-5  
1990 LYNN MA SEAHAWKS   BOSTON BRAVES 4-3 2 OT
1991 LYNN MA SEAHAWKS   Long Is NY DREAMERS 5-4  
1992 Long Is NY DREAMERS   RAMS 3-1  
1993 KINGS   Long Is NY DREAMERS 4-1  
1994 RAMS   Long Is NY DREAMERS 3-0  
1995 Long Is NY DREAMERS   NISC ALLSTAR KINGS 1-0  
1996 RAMS   KINGS 2-1  
1997 Long Is NY SHOCK   LOWELL MA RAIDERS 5-1  
1998 Long Is NY SHOCK   RAMS 4-2  
1999 NEW JERSEY FORCE   GR BOSTON STARS 4-3 0T
2000 LOWELL MA RAIDERS   RAMS 4-0  
2001 GR BOSTON STARS   MID ATLANTIC TITANS 11-2  
2002 MID ATLANTIC TITANS   RAMS 4-3 0T
2003 RAMS   GR BOSTON STARS 4-1  
2004 RAMS   MID ATLANTIC TITANS 8-0  
2005 NIAGARA FALLS   RAMS 7-4  
2006 RAMS   MID ATLANTIC TITANS 4-1  

2007

RAMS  

BUFFALO 9 MM

8-0  
 

Players Records

   

YEAR

LEADING SCORER

GoalsAssists PTS

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER

MOST VALUABLE GOALIE

           
1977 CHRIS HOUSSER 12 8 20 CHRIS HOUSSER RANDY SHAUNESSY
1978 CHRIS HOUSSER 12 13 25 CHRIS HOUSSER MIKE BOOTH
1979 CHRIS HOUSSER 11 10 21 BILL ABCUNAS DAN THOMPSON
1980 BILL ABCUNAS 13 5 18 BILL ABCUNAS MIKE BOUDREAU
1981 CHRIS HOUSSER 13 13 26 BOB TAYLOR KEVIN WILLIS
1982 CHRIS HOUSSER 10 10 20 CHRIS HOUSSER RICK BREAU
1983 CHRIS HOUSSER 11 7 18 WAYNE GIANGREGORIO KEVIN WILLIS
1984 CHRIS HOUSSER 6 9 15 LARRY BLEAVELT KEVIN WILLIS
1985 MARK SHANNON 13 5 18 MARK SHANNON KEVIN WILLIS
1986 BILL CONNELL 13 9 22 CHRIS HOUSSER ERIC PETERESEN
1987 JIM CONNELL 8 13 21 BILL CONNELL KEVIN WILLIS
1988 MARK HOLMAN 8 11 19 MARK HOLMAN RICK BREAU
1989 RAY RICHARD 7 9 16 RAY RICHARD RICK BREAU
1990 MARK SHANNON 7 7 14 BOB TAYLOR KEVIN WILLIS
1991 ART KEPPLER 9 9 18 KEVIN WILLIS KEVIN WILLIS
1992 RAY RICHARD 5 9 14 RAY RICHARD JIM BENNETT
1993 TED REYNOLDS 6 5 11 JOE RUSSO ROGER LEE
1994 CRAIG HOLMAN 4 10 14 CRAIG HOLMAN RICK BREAU
1995 DOUG SEDILLE 5 4 9 PAUL BAKER JIM BENNETT
1996 CHRIS HOUSSER 1 11 12 MARK HOLMAN RICK BREAU
1997 MARK HOLMAN 1 11 12 BILL LAURICE JIM BENNETT
1998 ANTHONY CILLO 6 3 9 MATT CLARK AL PATER  
1999 TOM GALLAGHER 8 4 12 TOM GALLAGHER MIKE ZAMBONE
2000 DANTE SUAREZ 4 7 11 DAVE PURCELL TONY CORIDIO
2001 JEFF D'DARRIO 6 8 14 ROB SHERIDAN MIKE ZAMBONE Injured 1st Pd
2002 TOM GALLAGHER 7 3 10 ANTHONY CILLO MATT CLARK
2003 SHAWN MIVILLE 5 7 12 JOSH MCKENNA RICK BREAU
2004 DAN RICHARD 6 3 9 DAN RICHARD RICK BREAU
2005 RYAN PEPPERALL 5 7 12 RYAN PERRERALL MATT MASTERSON
2006 MARTIN SCHOMBS 3 6 9 ANTHONY CILLO RICK BREAU
2007 CODY WARILA  13 9 22 CODY WARILA RICK BREAU


Posted on Tuesday, September 25, 2007 (Archive on Tuesday, October 9, 2007)
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