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NBL Canada Finals 2019: Satnam Singh and the St. John's Edge face the Moncton Magic for the championship

Satnam Singh celebrates on the bench of the St. John's Edge
(Twitter/St. John's Edge)

Two teams that joined the NBL Canada in 2017 will headline for the Championship round for the 2018-19 season.

The St. John's Edge and the Moncton Magic, two of the three most recent additions to the league (Sudbury Five was added to the league in 2018), had different paths to the Finals.

MORE: Recap of Satnam Singh and the St. John's Edge in the Division Finals

In the 40-game regular season, the Magic had a league-best record of 27-13 (.675) while the Edge won 21 games (.525).

The Magic swept their best-of-five Division Semifinals against the Saint John Riptide, before defeating the Halifax Hurricanes in seven games in the Division Finals.

On the other hand, Satnam Singh and the Edge needed all five games to advance past the Sudbury Five in the Division Semifinals.

In the Division Finals, they advanced past the KW Titans in six games to mark their franchise's first-ever NBL Canada Finals appearance.

Schedule for the NBL Canada Finals 2019 [IST]:

Game 1: St. John's Edge at Moncton Magic - May 9 at 3:30 AM

Game 2: St. John's Edge at Moncton Magic - May 12 at 3:30 AM

Game 3: Moncton Magic at St. John's Edge - May 14 at 3 AM

Game 4: Moncton Magic at St. John's Edge - May 17 at 3 AM

Game 5*: St. John's Edge at Moncton Magic - May 19 at 3:30 AM

Game 6*: Moncton Magic at St. John's Edge - May 21 at 3 AM

Game 7*: St. John's Edge at Moncton Magic - May 23 at 3:30 AM

*If necessary

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