Blast elbowed out of first place

V47z_koiBRANTFORD  The Brantford Blast vaulted into first place Saturday night by defeating the Hamilton Steelhawks 4-3 in Hamilton. That, after losing a 2-1 shoot-out heat breaker Friday night to the Dundas Real McCoys in Dundas.

Derek Mederios earned a goal ad an assist while Cam Sault added an assist to remain just ahead of his point a game pace with 34 points.

The Blast has completed its regular season with a record of 17 wins, five losses and 2 OT loses for 51 points. But the Stoney Creek Generals were only two points behind, and held two games in hand as the ACH regular season ended.

Sunday, the Generals hosted the Whitby Dunlops and a holiday Monday visit by the Steelhawks and all Brantford could do is wait.

The Generals disappointed Brantford, Sunday by defeating the Hamilton Steelhawks to jump back into first place, by one point, making the Dundas Real McCoys the spoiler with last Friday’s 2-1 win over Brantford.

The Blast will open the post season following Wednesday’s final season matchup between the Steelhawks and the Real McCoys to secure the playoff schedule.

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