Do or Die Game Sat in Toronto
THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO, February 13, 2020 (LSN) The Lakehead Thunderwolves were edged 4-1 by the Ryerson Rams in game one of the OUA West Quarter Finals at the Fort William Garden Wednesday, forcing the Thunderwolves into a must win situation.
The Rams took advantage of the power play and drew first blood when Patrick Fellows fired the puck past Thunderwolves goalie Brock Aiken.
The Rams kept pressure on the Thunderwolves, scoring their second goal of the night two minutes later. Adam Craievich tipped in a shot from Andrew Mullen to make it 2-0.
Jacob Kamps added to the Ryerson lead, squeaking the puck past Aiken and scoring his first goal as a Ram.
Ryerson netminder Garrett Forrest kept all the Thunderwolves shots out of the net in the the first period, but couldn’t keep them off the board in the second.
Tomas Soustal accepted a pass from Kyle Auger and slammed the puck into the back of the Ryerson net from the doorstep, giving the Thunderwolves their only goal of the game.
Aiken kept the Rams off the board in the second period, stopping all 13 shots.
Ryerson captain Matt Mistele sealed the deal for the Rams, scoring the final goal of the game in the third period.
Total shots on goal for the game were 44-30 for the Rams.
The Thunderwolves will head to Toronto for a do or die game two against the Ryerson Rams this Saturday, Feb. 15.
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Playoff exciting hockey return back to the Fort William Gardens Wednesday Lakehead Thunderwolves vs Ryerson Rams.
1st Ryerson scored 3 straight goals to keep the fans very quite in this game one of best of 3 Quarterfinals . Shots after the 1st was Ryerson 16 9 in favour over Lakehead Thunderwolves. Lakehead Thunderwolves came out in the 2nd giving everything they have at Ryerson rams
Lakehead got on the scoreboard making things interesting of the Ryerson rams leading 3 1 midway through the 2nd Lakehead and Ryerson both clubs got heated Intense moments fans of the home side didn’t Appreciated a blindside hit from Ryerson Rams. Ryerson goaltender made some
Unbelievable saves during the 2nd shots in the 2nd 29 22 in favour of Ryerson Lakehead Thunderwolves couldn’t keep up with Ryerson in the 3rd Ryerson.
Played keep away all through the 3rd scoring a lone goal of 4 to 1. Fans in the stand look very upset of game 1 of this 1st round Lakehead took a bad penalty check to the Ryerson played with speed and lots of heart and true Character.
Lakehead will have to look for another bounce back in this best of 3 being down 1 0 means they need to win 2 in Ryerson. Fans definitely felt lots of hype for the
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