After suffering from a devastating loss last week, the Puck Pimps
looked to rebound tonight against the Archers with a shorter bench again. 9
skaters was all it took to earn the victory.
In the 1st period, the Archers struck first grabbing the 1-0 lead. Puck Pimps eventually tied it as Charlie Cunion was fed a one-time pass from Chris Kazlauskas and banked one in to tie the game at 1-1 a piece (secondary assist by Tarek Bonna). Puck Pimps the grabbed the lead, as Charlie Cunion squeezed one in to make it a 2-1 game. Archers were able to tie the game at 2-2 to go into the 2nd period.
In the 2nd period, the Puck Pimps showed poise and continued on with the scoring. Eric Racine took the puck end to end and blasted one top shelf on the top corner of the Archers goalie to make it 3-2. Puck Pimps later made it 4-2 and Dan Lukiw stole the puck after a bad giveaway from an Archer's defenseman and was left alone in front to score the eventual game winning goal. Puck Pimps then added another goal, as Dave Sheeler took a one-time pass in front of the net from Rich Kobylarz and beat the Archer's goalie five hole to make it 5-2 going in the third period.
In the third period, it was Chris Kazlauskas who found the net on the powerplay, as he took a shot from the top of the circle that banked off an Archer's defenseman and into the net to make it 6-2. Chris Kazlauskas then made it 7-2 as he went in on a breakaway, shorthanded, to get the goal. Archers added one late to make it 7-3 but it was not enough to win tonight. Scott Brady was in net turning aside 26 of 29 shots to earn the victory.