The Uxbridge Bruins completed the comeback on Saturday, Feb. 15th, eliminating the Little Britain Merchants with a thrilling 3-2 comeback victory in Game 3 of the PJHL Orr Division preliminary round.
The Bruins will now square off in the Orr Division Cougar Cup semi-finals in their quest to repeat as Division Champions. Their opponent will be the top-seeded Clarington Eagles. The action gets underway in Bowmanville on Thursday, Feb. 20. Game 2 is set for Friday, Feb. 21 at the Bear Den.
With time running out on the clock and the net off at the Bruins goal, the Merchants thought they had the tying goal but the Referee immediately wave off the goal giving the Bruins a wild 3-2 win over Little Britain and advance to face the Clarington Eagles.
After Tyler Watson opened the scoring for the home squad, Toby Cooper scored unassisted to even the score at 1-1, however Little Britain regained the lead on a Chris Talman goal to end the first up 2-1.
It was all Uxbridge Bruins in the second as Joshua Cammalleri from Mathew Hunter and Daniel Giorgio tied it, then Giorgio from Toby Cooper and Cammalleri for the game winning goal. Cam Smith with back to back stellar games in goal for Uxbridge.