May 11, 2017
Boston Bruins defensive prospect Jakub Zboril is getting plenty of playoff experience this spring in the Quebec Major Junior Hockey League. Zboril and the Saint John Sea Dogs completed their four-game sweep of the Blainville-Boisbriand Armada on Wednesday night to win the President’s Cup.
The Sea Dogs outscored the Armanda 17-4 in their championship victory. Zboril, drafted 13th overall in 2015, had three goals and seven points with a +10 goal differential in 16 QMJHL playoff games this year. He will likely be skating on the blue line for the Providence Bruins in the American Hockey League next fall.
The season is not over for Zboril and the Sea Dogs as they will now compete in the annual Memorial Cup to determine the best team in Canadian junior hockey. The Sea Dogs will play against the hosting Windsor Spitfires (OHL) and the champions out of both the Ontario Hockey League and the Western Hockey.
The Erie Otters currently lead the OHL finals 3-0 over the Mississauga Steelheads while the WHL finals is tied at 2-2 between the Seattle Thunderbirds and Regina Pats.