Holes and Comets go as far as you can go to get
BLACK HOLES 7 COMETS 2 F
The Holes made it clear, there would be a third game in the series.
Todd Twombly scored 3 in the first and set up Jimmy D. for another
as they grabbed a 4-0 lead.
A nice individual effort by Trevor Legere got the Comets on the
board, as he rung one in off the far post. But T2's fourth goal of
the game just before the 2nd period buzzer would put the game out of
Wood and Long tacked on third period goals as the Holes reigned
Purity Supreme in a 7-2 win in game 2.
"We were up by so many goals, that we were able to rest our better
players for the mini game, and get guys like Whittemore, Wood, and
Zargaj alot of ice time at the end of this game."
BLACK HOLES 1 COMETS 0 FOT
Game 3 needed both the OT and the shootout to finally get a winner.
Neither team had any real good chances, as both teams played it
pretty safe. A couple of missed passes could have sent guys away on
a breakaway, but it was either fatigue or lack of skill that
So the teams went to the shootout. And after a 5 minute delay, the
green team finally took their shot.
Mike Boccuzzi would stop three shooters in a row in the sudden death
shootout, while sub goalie Matt stopped the first two Black Hole
When coach Armand sent out Andy Long for the 3rd shot, we thought it
was a joke. Even Long thought it was a joke. But Andy took the puck,
went in, and cooly put the puck between the legs of the goalie for
"This is stuff you dream about," said Long with tears in his eyes.
"This is two outs in the bottom of the 9th stuff. Real American
So the Holes move on to the Title game as expected, while the Comets
advance to the Consolation Game, as expected. Still, a nice job by
the underdog last place green team.
"If you would have told us back in November when we lost 4 in a row
and fell into last place that we'd be here in the shootout with
them, we'd be okay with that," said Jim Wilkinson. "But if you told
us Andy Long was gonna win it for the, we'd probably would have
forfeited the series."
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