TRURO – The Truro Bearcats open the Kent Cup final Tuesday on home ice.
Game 1 of the best-of-seven series against the Dieppe Commandos is set for 7 p.m. at RECC. The league released the schedule on Saturday after getting agreement from both teams.
The Bearcats finished the regular season tops in the 11-team league at 38-11-1-2 and have swept both the Valley Wildcats and Pictou County Crushers from the postseason on their way to the final.
The Commandos (28-17-2-5) crossed the line second in the Meek Division and knocked off the Woodstock Slammers and Miramichi Timberwolves in the division semifinal and final respectively.
Game 2 of the league final is slated for Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in Dieppe before the teams return to RECC for Game 3 Saturday at 7 p.m. Game 4 will be Apr. 21 in Dieppe and Game 5, if needed, will be at RECC at 7 p.m. on Apr. 22.
Game 6 in Dieppe and Game 7 at RECC will be Apr. 24 and 26 respectively.