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 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!