Brantford Blast tuning up for Home Opener

BRANTFORD – The 2016 to 2017 Brantford Blast have opened the new season on the road to fine tune the lines before their home opener at the Brantford and District Civic Centre set for Friday, October 28th, at 7:30 p.m. when the Dundas Real McCoy’s come to town.

Last Saturday, Oct. 15th, the Blast were in Stoney Creek to face the Generals and got a 7-4 reality check at the Gateway Ice Centre.

Brantford’s Chris Rebernik scored from Derek Foam and New Credit’s Cam Sault. Rebernik returned the favour at 11:36 setting up Sault for the 2-0 goal. But in the second half of the period, the tide turned and it was the generals on top 3-2 with 40 minutes left to play.

The Generals added another early in the second frame before Charlie Stephens scored Brantford’s third goal on a powerplay from Jeff Caister and Dustin Alcock.

In the third, Derek Foam’s goal was sandwiched between two Stoney Creek markers for the 7-4 final. Sault and line-mate, Rebernik, led the Blast offense with a goal and two assists each.

This week’s games continue on the road with include Saturday night’s trip to Whitby for a date with the Dunlops.

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