Without a trace of hyperbole: Greatest. Intermission. Contest. Ever.
Everything came up Cape Breton Screaming Eagles last weekend. Not only did the Eagles, who had worst record in major junior hockey last season, win both their games to secure a playoff spot, but two fans had pinpoint accuracy to win some pretty nice prizes between periods of their game on Saturday.
First Karie Shaw, a fan from Glace Bay, N.S., put the three-inch-wide puck through a 3¼-inch hole from centre ice, to win a $10,000 prize sponsored by Scotiabank. The fans at Centre 200 were still abuzz when Megan Laffin of Florence, N.S., stepped up for the corner dot-to-corner dot challenge. That requires not only accuracy, but putting the perfect curling-style 'draw weight' on the puck so it stops right on the faceoff dot. Laffin pulled it off, winning a new Ford F-150 from MacDonald Auto Group, a Sydney dealership.Read More »from Watch two QMJHL fans make back-to-back shots to win $10,000, then a truck (VIDEO)