The Elgin-Middlesex Chiefs are 2020 ALLIANCE Minor Midget AAA champions, defeating the Hamilton Huskies by a score of 3-2 to win their series 7-1 in points on Sunday in Hamilton.
Hunter Haight scored a pair of power play goals before Brady Stonehouse scored the third period game winner, crowning the Chiefs champions after they finished the regular season with a 25-0-8 record and eliminated Lambton and Huron-Perth en route to the Final. Elgin-Middlesex won Game 1 of the series 2-0, the two teams tied 2-2 in Game 2 and Elgin-Middlesex took Game 3 by a score of 6-1 before Sunday’s 3-2 series-clinching victory.
Stonehouse led the ALLIANCE in playoff scoring with 29 points (15-14–29) over 16 games while teammates Haight (11-15–26) and Owen Van Steensel (5-18–23) trailed close behind.
The finalist Hamilton Huskies will also be at the 2020 OHL Cup Powered by Under Armour along with the third place Waterloo Wolves.