The Mighty Ducks Game Changers Season 1 Ending Explained

The Mighty Ducks Game Changers is a Sports Comedy Drama television series created based on Steve Brill’s 1992 film. It acts as a follow-up to the film with Brill returning as head writer for the project. Josh Goldsmith and Cathy Yuspa also developed the project along with Brill and serve as the showrunner for the film. 

The series consists of 10 funny and dramatic episodes. It stars Emilio Estevez (The brother of Charlie Sheen), Lauren Graham who is famous for her role as Lorelai Gilmore in Gilmore Girls, Brady Noon, Maxwell Simkins, and Swayam Bhatia. 

It revolves around a bunch of misfits who set out to start their own hockey team after getting rejected by ‘The Mighty Ducks’ the best team in the state.

Keep reading further for the explanation of the ending of the first season of The Mighty Ducks Game Changers.

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Gordon Bombay Disqualified

Gordon Bombay Disqualified
Gordon Bombay Disqualified

Various events unfold in the Season 1 finale of The Mighty Ducks. Post Alex’s outburst in the dressing room, Evan fires her as the coach of the team and Gordon Bombay takes the position. She decides to go back to her office and work. Evan tries to ask Sofi to go as his date to the party held for the players by the State Tournament but her response confused Evan and he asks podcaster Mary Joe for advice.

Instead, she tells him to ask her instead. She did this to make Nick jealous. Angered, Sofi comes to the party with Trevor and Nick is miserable due to his crush on Mary Joe. Meanwhile, Alex surprisingly bonds with her boss Stephanie after learning that she’s getting divorced. They have a good time together after finding out they have a lot in common.

Coach T reveals to the tournament committee that Bombay wasn’t eligible to be in the NCAA, thus leading them to disqualify him and the Don’t Bother. Evan calls Alex about this and she shows up along with Stephanie as Bombay’s attorney. They find loopholes in the tournament’s argument thus leading them to reinstate him as the coach.

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An Unfortunate Conclusion To The Tournament

An Unfortunate Conclusion To The Tournament
An Unfortunate Conclusion To The Tournament

Evan and Sofi reconcile and reveal their feelings for each other, while Nick and Mary Joe starts hanging out. The Don’t Bother to go through a great run of games in the tournament and reach the finals. The finals were to be played against their long-term rivals, The Ducks. However, during the semi-finals, Sofi’s leg is injured and she’s in extreme pain. But she still wants to continue playing as otherwise, the whole team would be disqualified from playing the final. But the Don’t Bother decided to stop her from her playing and forfeit their final showdown against The Ducks as per tournament rules. Thus, the Ducks have been crowned champions.

The Real Mighty Ducks?

However, on their way out the Don’t Bothers challenge them to a match in the Ice Palace with a few conditions. If the Ducks win, the Don’t Bother must drop out of the league and discontinue their team. But, if the Don’t Bothers win, then they get the name of the Ducks. The Ducks are told to play a nasty game due to only one referee being there.

Therefore, The Ducks have a lead of two points at the end of the second period. Bombay surprises the team in the locker room with Old Ducks jerseys. Motivated, they play well and tie the game. After which, they score the game-winning goal by using the Flying V formation. After they lose, Coach T has a meltdown and says that the game was not official therefore they won’t get the part of their bet. However, Stephanie who was the head of the Ducks team decided to play fair and give them their reward. Thus, they earn the Ducks name. The show ends with Bombay resurfacing the ice with the Ducks logo at the center of the ring.

Where is The Mighty Ducks Game Changers Season 1 available?

The Mighty Ducks Game Changers Season 1 was made for and by Disney+. Therefore it is a part of the Disney family and is thus available on Disney+.

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