Game 4 would send the Crusaders back to Caledonia on Sunday, News (Blyth Brussels Minor Hockey)

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Mar 27, 2014 | Betty Popp | 850 views
Game 4 would send the Crusaders back to Caledonia on Sunday
With tensions high the Crusaders would step on the ice down 1 game.  They needed the win to keep going.

Their enthusiasm showed within the first 2 minutes of the game with Vansoest scored unassisted.  As usual Caledonia came back with a goal 23 seconds later.  Caledonia would score one more time in the first to give them the lead.  The enthusiasm never left the ice as the Crusader fought back with one goal in the second and his second goal of the game by Vansoest assisted by Marshall and Martin.  Coach Johnston must have gave them quite a pep talk between the second and the third because they came out on fire.  With the game tied at 2 and this is a must win situation the boys played hard and with a lot of heart.  Scoring the first goal in the third was Marshall unassisted.  The second goal of the period was a shot from just inside the blue line by Kyle Pollard unassisted.  Playing short handed for part of the third period Dalton Carey made some awesome saves to keep the puck out of the net.  With the score 4-2 Caledonia pulled their goalie.  Vansoest got it over the red line and shot the puck at the net scoring his third goal of the game with 47 seconds left.  After the ice was cleared of hats the game resumed giving the Comeback Crusaders the victory.

Game 5 will be played in Blyth on Saturday March 29th at 3:00 p.m.

by Pam Campbell