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The Winnipeg Monarchs have advanced to the Winnipeg AAA final with a 4-3 OT win against the Winnipeg Hawks this afternoon. The Monarchs jumped out to a 3-0 series lead before watching the Hawks come back and win 3 straight contests. In game 7, the Hawks looked like they may have completed the Boston Red Sox like comeback by taking a 3-1 lead in to the 3rd period but the Monarchs scored past the midway part of the 3rd and then tied it with 5 seconds remaining! The then completed the comeback with a PP OT winner.
The Monarchs will now advance to the Winnipeg AAA finals on Monday at 7:30pm against the Winnipeg Warriors. The Warriors defeated the Winnipeg Sharks 4 games to 2 in that series.