(Photo:Peter Ovens, Jake Joosten stretches the pad for a huge save in the third period)
It wasn’t pretty but the Bruins hung in battling the Merchants to a 3-3 tie into the third period before getting their first lead of the game. Aiden Reilly tied it at one’s and then Reilly did it again to tie it at two’s after one period of play.
Adam Bartholomew came to the rescue with a wicked point shot in the second sending both teams off the ice tied up at 3-3 going into the third.
Uxbridge got a goal from Cameron Moffitt for the first lead and the game winning goal 7:56 into the final frame, then Carson Bell got a badly needed insurance goal late in the game. After the Merchants pulled their goalie, The “Accuracy Award” goes to Robert Freckelton who sunk a shot into the empty net from his teams goal line area as the Bruins left town with a 6-3 win and a tie for first place with the North Kawartha Knights in the very early stages of the season. The Knights lost 6-4 to the Port Perry Mojacks tonight. For Bruins Video Highlights go to our youtube channel at www.uxbridgebruins.com
Next up the Bruins will Battle the Eagles in Clarington on Thursday Oct.5th.