Playoffs 2015

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Elmira beats Brampton 5-3 after comeback scare

Victoria Park Arena    Tue, Mar 03, 2015

The Brampton Bombers tried to dig themselves out of a four-goal hole, but the Elmira Sugar Kings held on for a 5-3 victory.

Elmira made the score 4-0 on a goal by Mitch Klie at 10:31 in the second period, and Brampton got as close as 4-2 when Lucas Goodman scored 18 seconds into the third period.

The win by the Sugar Kings clinched the best of seven series at 4-0.

Referees had their hands full with a major incident at 10:19 into the third period. Four fighting penalties were dished out along with two game misconducts.

Elmira forced the Bombers' goalies to work between the pipes, launching 64 shots and forcing 59 saves. Shane Dietl made 31 stops and Jake Lawr made 28.

The Sugar Kings were helped by Chad Herron, who registered one goal. Herron scored 13:28 into the first period to make the score 1-0 Elmira. Mac Clutsam provided the assist. Elmira additionally got points from Eric Palazzolo, who also grabbed one goal and one assist. Klayton Hoelscher also scored for Elmira. In addition, Elmira received assists from Alex Utley (APJ), who had two and Mitch Montgomery, Adam Brubacher, Rob Kohli, Zac Coulter, and Brendan Schneider, who each chipped in one.

Brampton was helped by Kevin Bray, who finished with one goal. Bray scored 18:29 into the third period to make the score 5-3 Elmira. Goodman assisted on the tally. Brampton also got points from Goodman, who also registered one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. Brampton also got a goal from Mitchell Byrne as well. More assists for Brampton came via Cameron Cruickshank, Noah Robinson, and Jordan Crocker, who contributed one each.

Elmira took out Andrew Lefebvre after he had made four saves and installed Jonathan Reinhart in goal, where he finished with 15 saves and the win. The Sugar Kings totaled 15 minutes in penalty time with five minors and one major and went 1-for-4 on the power play. For Elmira, Herron was ejected from the game. The Bombers totaled 13 minutes in penalty time with four minors and one major and went 1-for-5 on the power play. Brampton ran into serious disciplinary problems during the contest, and Anton Bura was ejected from the game.