Sutherland Cup 2013
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London outlasts Cambridge, 4-2
Story by Narrative Science.
The game between the London Nationals and the Cambridge Winter Hawks was tight through all 60 minutes, but in the end London emerged with a 4-2 win.
Each team kept the other at bay throughout the game, and Noah Schwartz secured the win for the Nationals with a goal in the third period.
The win by London clinched the best of seven series at 4-3.
The Nationals got the win with help from a great game by Paul Hopkins, who had two goals and one assist. Hopkins scored the first of his two goals at 13:57 into the first period to make the score 1-0 London. Jeff Bauer provided the assist. Hopkins' next tally made the score 2-0 London with 9:09 left in the second period. Schwartz assisted on the tally.
London's offense rang up 39 shots on Cambridge's net. The Nationals did not rack up many penalties in the contest, tallying only one minor for two minutes in penalty time.
London additionally got points from Schwartz, who also finished with one goal and one assist and Tyler Bryden, who also registered one goal and two assists.
London was unable to stop the Winter Hawks from sending pucks towards the net, and Cambridge eventually piled up 33 shots on goal.
The Winter Hawks were helped by Mitch Klie, who tallied one goal. Klie scored 11:50 into the third period to make the score 2-2. Alex Bottigoni provided the assist. Cambridge also got a goal from Cody Gratton as well.
Taylor Edwards recorded 31 saves for the Nationals. London registered zero goals on two power play opportunities. Cambridge's Jordan Lee stopped 35 shots out of the 38 that he faced. The Winter Hawks incurred four minutes in penalty time with two minors.