SSHoF logo2004-05 Saskatoon Contacts

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Telus Cup National Champions

2004-2005 Saskatoon ContactsAfter finishing first in the regular season in the Saskatchewan AAA Midget Hockey League in 2005, the team went 16-4-1 in the playoffs and won the Telus Cup national championship.

The Contacts defeated the host Gatineau Intrepide 4-1 in the final in Quebec. Makstr Lacoursiere opened the scoring on a short-handed goal and Travis Yonkman finished with 22 saves.

The Contacts opened the playoffs that season by beating Beardy's Blackhawks in three games, then defeated Saskatoon Blazers in four. They took it to the limit in the league final against the Notre Dame Hounds, winning the fifth game in double overtime in Saskatoon on a goal by Kyle Bortis who was also the league scoring champion in the regular season with 87 points.

During the Christmas break, the Contacts won the Mac's Midget international tournament in Calgary.

Jim McIntyre, in his 25th year with the club, was co-coach of the Contacts with Darren Evjen.