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.
Despite being out shot 65-35 the Bruins forced a game 3 to decide the the series tomorrow night in Little Britain. Daniel Giorgio and Dalton Strongman with an empty netter were the Bruins scorers and Jody Harris with a late goal to make for a close finish. Cam Smith played his best game as a Bruin turning aside all but one shot in this one.
A special thanks to recording artist Erin Blackstock for singing the national anthem!
The Uxbridge Bruins dropped a 4-1 decision to the Little Britain Merchants on Friday, Jan. 10 at the Bear Den.
Between the first and second periods, the Bruins were proud to welcome the Warriors IP team, as part of our continuing Minor Hockey Showcase events. Next Friday night, we will host the Red Cobras and the Bumblebees.
Josh Cammalleri was the hero for Uxbridge, scoring 31 seconds into overtime to complete a dramatic comeback win on the road for the Bruins. The Bruins scored three times late in the third period to force overtime. Cam Smith made 19 saves to pick up the win in net for Uxbridge.
The Bruins are back in action on Friday night at 7:45 p.m. the Bear Den against the North Kawartha Knights. Subscribe to the official Bruins YouTube channel for more exclusive PJHL highlights.
The Uxbridge Bruins posted back-to-back wins over the weekend, downing a hard-working Port Hope Panthers team by a score of 5-4 on Saturday, Sept. 28 in the team’s first road game of the 2019-20 season.
Highlights captured by videographer Terry Sovie.
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Uxbridge – Matt Kustec (Spencer Mazakian) 5:19
Uxbridge – Daniel Giorgio (Toby Cooper) 17:18
Uxbridge – Daniel Giorgio (Toby Cooper, Joshua Cammalleri) 19:13
Uxbridge – Joshua Cammalleri (Toby Cooper, Daniel Giorgio) 6:19
Uxbridge – Andrew Swan (power play) (unassisted) 10:56
Port Hope – Ethan Shore (Brady Darrach, Nicholas Ainsworth) 15:09
Port Hope – Jarrett Desormeaux (Stefan Lakoseljac, Simon Feig) 1:50
Port Hope – Will Perley Fry (Carter Clarke, Mateo Cabral) 14:14
Port Hope – Bryson Kelloway (George Miranda, Ethan Shore) 15:43