Faced with elimination, the Uxbridge Bruins held their own against the Clarington Eagles trailing just 1-0 after two periods of play. The third period was all Bruins as Cameron Moffitt got it rolling tying up the score early, Adam Bilyea got the game winning goal at 13:25. Under 2 minutes later Justin Bennett upped the score to 3-1 and Cameron Gillis got an empty netter to seal the win. Cam Smith faced 35 shots and Uxbridge fired 32 the other way.
Game 6 at the Bear Den Wednesday Mar.4th at 8:15 pm.
After an Impressive 10-4 drubbing on Friday at the Bear Den the Bruins couldn’t find the magic and fell 5-0 and now trail the Clarington Eagles 2 games to 1 in this series. Shots were 40-34 in favour of the Eagles as the series shifts back to the Bear Den on Wed. Feb. 26 at 8:15 pm.
Lets pack the Den and support your Bruins in this exciting series.
The Bruins despite being outshot 23-9 in the first led 2-1 on goals by Joshua Cammalleri and Spencer Mazakian. Cam Smith making 22 saves in that period. Scoring for Clarington Dawson Manning.
An early second period goal by the Eagles Brett Poulin evened the score at 2 a piece but 26 seconds later the Bruins exploded for 7 straight goals to take a 9-2 lead. Andronique Stepanian got it started and Toby Cooper, Cammalleri, Daniel Giorgio, and Justin Bennett with 2 made it 8-2 after 2.
Then in the third Mazakian with 2 more for the hatty and a 10-4 final. Matt McCullough and Nate Baumhauer scored the other two Eagles goals. The series shifts to Clarington Sunday before heading back to Uxbridge next Wednesday Feb.26th for an 8:15 game start.
The Uxbridge Bruins extended their recent unbeaten run to 8 games after melting the Georgina Ice this afternoon in Sutton.
Jacob Gordon stopped 25 shots in net for the Bruins, maintaining an undefeated record this season.
Uxbridge – Cameron Moffitt (Jackson Savery) 9:23
Uxbridge – Daniel Giorgio (Toby Cooper) 11:07
Georgina – Chris Polyzo (Alex Moore) 15:11
Uxbridge – Aiden Reilly (Michael Rennie) 18:16
Uxbridge – Esa Patton (Cameron Moffitt, Simon Feig) 3:49
Next game is back at the Bear Den to face the Little Britain Merchants Jan. 25th @ 7:45 pm
The Bruins and the Knights played a scoreless first period as Uxbridge out shot NK 19-4. Uxbridge started the second strong on Cameron Moffitt’s steal at his blueline and then raced in setting up Bennett Britton for a shot that rebounded back to Moffitt for a goal. Daniel Giorgio would then get a shot on goal and he fired in his rebound for a 2-0 lead. After Esa Patton ripped one of the crossbar the Knights came back with a PP goal to end the second at 2-1Bruins.
They would tie it up early in the third period but the Bruins exploded for 5 straight goals in just over 9 minutes to put this game out of reach, Giorgio with his second goal, Justin Bennett, Mathew Hunter, Moffitt also with his second and Jackson Savery scored for Uxbridge. The Final was 7-3 as the Bruins move into a tie for first place with North Kawartha and Lakefield.
Ryan McConkey again came up with some big saves to pick up the win as Uxbridge out shot the Knights 48-34.
Uxbridge native Bennett Britton picked up his first point as a Bruin, assisting on Cameron Moffitts second goal.
The Uxbridge Bruins visited the Lakefield Chiefs on Tuesday.
Jackson Savery scored a powerplay goal by roofing it over the chiefs tender on the glove side and Justin Bennett added another powerplay goal in the second before the Chiefs got a goal back. Cameron Moffitt gave the Bruins a 3-1 lead in the third as Ryan McConkey made the key saves to preserve the win by a final of 3-2.
Uxbridge is now 2 points back of Lakefield and North Kawartha for first place.
Welcome Uxbridge resident Britton Bennett who made his debut with the Bruins tonight.
The Uxbridge Bruins hosted the Lakefield Chiefs Friday evening at the Bear Den.
A fast paced, physical game saw both teams share the lead. In the second period, after trailing 2-1 the Bruins would score 3 unanswered and finish the period 4-3. A tight end to end 3rd period, but the Bruins would hold on for the win.
HIGHLIGHTS: Bruins 4 Chiefs 3
Lakefield – Mitch Ogilvie (Cole Ellis) 16:04
Uxbridge – Finn Reeves (Cameron Moffitt) 16:49
Lakefield – James Allen (Ethan Young, Cole Robbins) 17:10
Uxbridge – Cameron Moffitt (unassisted) 8:53
Uxbridge – Toby Cooper (Daniel Giorgio) 9:15
Uxbridge – Stefan Palatsidis (Justin Bennett, Esa Patton) 10:43
Lakefield – William Keith (Carson Hartwick) 16:46
Uxbridge travels to North Kawartha Saturday to take on another top team in the Orr Division.