Blast confidence building after doubling Dundas

DUNDAS – Cam Sault had a big game against the Dundas Real McCoys in Dundas this past Saturday night, scoring a goal and assisting on two more in the Brantford Blast’s 8-4 doubling up of the McCoys.

For a time it appeared the Blast were stronger on the powerplay than at even strength as the unit accounted for four goals on nine chances.

There were a number of nasty penalties making the game a tense one. McCoys Dan Lapointe was the first player to be sent to the showers early after taking a spearing penalty and a match penalty. Jordan Foreman took a head-contact misconduct

All that in the first period when Brantford took a 2-1 lead on goals scored by Andrew Marcoux and Kevin Christmas, both powerplay goals, and for Dundas it was Cam Watson scoring short handed.

In the second Brantford’s Jacob Ledyard took a checking from behind major and misconduct, but there was much more attention being given to the game of hockey, at least from a Blast perspective.

Derek Medeiros, Chris Rebernik and Dustin Alcock put the Blast up 5-1 by the four-minute mark but Cam Weston and Jake Goldberg got two of them back for Dundas. Charlie Stephens closed the period for Brantford with the Blast leading 6-3 by the end of the period.

Meanwhile, Cam Sault and Chris Crumback were adding to the Blast lead. Dundas recorded the last goal of the game in the 8-4 Blast win. Brett Leggat earned the win in the Brantford net.

Heading into this week’s ACH Sr. A action, the Blast are in third place with a 5-3-1 record and a four points behind second place Stoney Creek. In the top spot are the Whitby Dunlops with 23 points on 11 games played. Brantford and Stoney Creek have played nine games.

Friday night, Dec 9, at 7:30, the Brantford Blast host the Hamilton Steelhawks at the Brantford Civic Centre, and will travel to Thorold to take on the Athletics Sunday in Stoney Creek at 6:00 p.m.

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