a complete reversal of the game 24 hours earlier, the Waxers
showed up completely disinterested in Thornhill and
as a result were beaten soundly by a 4-2 score by the Thunderbirds.Falling behind 3-0 before the game was even 23 minutes old proved to be
all the indication necessary of which team came to play and which team didn’t
on the evening.
would not get on the scoreboard until the 39th minute, when
Josh Jacobs was hauled down on a clear cut breakaway and was awarded a
penalty shot.It was the first
penalty shot awarded to the team since the South-East Conference Finals versus Wellington
in 2003.Jacobs came down the ice
and after a small move, slipped the puck over the goalie with a backhand shot
for his 8th of the season.Markham
would make it interesting just 7 minutes later, when David
Kostuch picked up a rebound in the high slot
(after ShareefLabreche fed Nathan
Morris for a point shot) and danced his way in through 3 defenders and then
the goalie for his 11th goal of his rookie season.
could not get any closer as Thornhill salted away
the victory with their 4th goal with just 1:36 left on the clock to
even the season series 2-2 after 4 of the 6 games between the two cross town
G A M
E S U M M A R Y
Thornhill, Payne (Merriner,
Thornhill, Dillon (Goldenberg, Lortie)
Mar (tripping) ,
Lyall Mar ZulaufTho (fighting, game misconduct) Kostuch
Molnar Mar (fighting, game misconduct) Ball Tho
(fighting, game misconduct, match penalty hair pulling) .
(Goldenberg, Lortie) .
4. Markham, Jacobs 8 (penalty shot) .
5. Markham, Kostuch 11 (Labreche,
Morris) . PENALTIES:
Mar (slashing) ,
Morris Mar LortieTho
(roughing after the whistle) ,
Hill Mar (goaltender interference, unsportsmanlike conduct, gross