Dauphin, Canada

The Grand Plains Atom Ice Dogs are off to the Championship series after they beat the Brandon Purple Panthers 2-1 in the best-of-three series.

In the first game, the Ice Dogs came back from a 4-0 deficit but ended up falling 5-4.  With their season on the line in game two, the Ice Dogs did what they had to do in double-overtime by beating the Purple Panthers, 3-2.

The Ice Dogs used the momentum they built in game two towards game three and ended up thumping Brandon, 9-2 to win the series.

The Championship series will now feature the Ice Dogs and the Neepawa Nite Hawks.