Meanwhile, the Grand Championship League post-season tournament has ended, and the OTBA Royal Squirrels of Sweden have defeated the Heartland Kernels, 5 games to 2, to capture the championship. Congratulations to OTBA and our deepest thanks to all who participated this year!
Both teams ended the regular season with losing records: Heartland was 29-33 and OTBA was 27-35. Both of them pulled off a series of upsets, with OTBA knocking off number one seed ABL (42-20 in the regular season) in the Semi-Finals.
Here’s how Games 5, 6, and 7 went down: