Blackburn Buccaneers vs Sheffield Ice Tigers

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Recap

The Buccs came into the game on the back of a two-game losing streak and knew they could take nothing for granted against an Ice Tigers outfit who put up a good fight in the reverse fixture. It took just under 3 minutes for the Buccs to get on the scoreboard, with Carl Price opening the scoring. The goals kept coming at regular intervals, putting the Buccs up 5-0 by the half-way point of the first period. However the Ice Tigers’ defense held firm for the rest of the period, with the Buccs unable to find a way past the goalie, meaning the scores remained 5-0 at the end of the first period.

The second period was a busy affair, withe Buccs scoring a further five goals before the Ice Tigers finally found a way past netminder Rob Tomlin at 33:07, with Daniel Glue opening their account. A flurry of goals and penalties kept the scorekeepers on their toes, and the Buccs applied some more pressure to end the period 13-1 to the good.

The third period continued where the second left off. After a couple of early penalties on both sides, the Buccs resumed their pressure, tallying 3 goals in a span of 1m18s. The Ice Tigers scored their second at 51:52, with David Foulstone getting on the scoreboard. Not content with 3 goals in just 1m18s, Mark Jankins and Carl Price combined to score three inside a span of just 37 seconds in the 53rd minute. With the clock winding down, a flurry of late penalties threatened to leave more players in the penalty boxes than on the benches, but the Buccs were able to close out the game with no further action on the scoreboard.

MVP for the Buccaneers was #71 Michael Walsh.

Details

Date Time Competition Season
June 26, 2016 6:00 pm Summer Classic 2016 2015-2016

Venue

Blackburn Arena
113 Lower Audley St, Blackburn, Blackburn, Blackburn with Darwen BB2, UK

Results

Team1st2nd3rdFinal
Blackburn Buccaneers58720
Sheffield Ice Tigers0112

Blackburn Buccaneers

# Player SA GA G A PIM
8Mark Higson00342
13Gareth Fogarty00110
14Samuel Towse00012
18Matthew Dixon00010
25Adam Dadswell00400
40Robert Tomlin122000
41Christopher Beesley00020
67Darren Shaw00230
71Michael Walsh00412
86Craig Pennington00022
90Mark Jenkins00130
91Adam Bolton00000
92Jade Bolton00010
94Carl Price00512
96Robert Ollier00010