Cornwall - Apr. 3, 2011 - For Cornwall, it's a chance to end a decade-long championship drought.
For Pembroke, it's a chance to win an unprecedented fifth consecutive Bogart Cup.
That's the picture facing the Colts and Lumber Kings as they head into the Central Canada Hockey League best-of-seven finals.
The two league heavyweights will open the finals tonight in Pembroke in what is sure to be a highly-entertaining and hard-fought series.
Cornwall and Pembroke sat atop the league standings for much of the regular season, and they were also placed in the national Junior A hockey rankings throughout the 2010-11 campaign.
The Lumber Kings had the better regular season, collecting 51 wins - three more than the Colts. However, the Colts had the advantage in the regular season series between the two teams, winning three of five encounters.
Game 2 of the series will be played on Wednesday in Cornwall (7:30 p.m. at the civic complex), and the series will shift back to Pembroke on Friday for Game 3. Game 4 will be held in Cornwall on April 11, while Games 5, 6 and 7, if necessary, will take place on April 13 (Pembroke), April 14 (Cornwall) and April 16 (Pembroke).
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