PWHL Playoffs 2016
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DURHAM WEST beats WHITBY 2-1 after comeback scare
Story by Narrative Science.
WHITBY tried its best to erase a two-goal deficit, but DURHAM WEST would not be denied the victory and hung on to win, 2-1.
DURHAM WEST took a 2-0 lead during the third period, only to have WHITBY storm back on a Samantha Isbell goal 17:24 into the third period to pull to one goal down.
The win gave DURHAM WEST a 1-0 lead in the best of one series.
WHITBY was stymied by DURHAM WEST's netminder Tera Hofmann, who stopped 25 shots during the victory. Hofmann certainly lowered her goals against average, which was 1.57 entering the contest.
DURHAM WEST's offense was handcuffed by WHITBY's defensive play, and DURHAM WEST managed only 14 shots on goal during the game.
DURHAM WEST additionally got points from Charlea Pedersen, who also grabbed one goal and one assist to lead the team in points. More assists for DURHAM WEST came via Jaden Head and Lisa Bruno (A), who each chipped in one.
DURHAM WEST incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors. Emma Schram made 12 saves for WHITBY on 14 shots. WHITBY incurred six minutes in penalty time with three minors.