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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Kings Drop Close One to Excelsiors

Orillia | by Ken Hashizume  
Orillia overcame slow start; Blunt with four goals in loss to Brampton.

Another close one but the Orillia Experience Nissan Kings could not pull out a win.
 
The Brampton Excelsiors started the game strong and held on to beat the Kings 8-6 on Wedensday night.
 
Down 3-0 in the first period, Orillia got two goals from Dallin Blunt (4 goals) 18 seconds apart to cut Brampton's lead down to one.
 
The Kings battled hard to keep the game close,
 
It was 7-6 for the Excelsiors late in the third period when Fraser Mackenzie scored with 3:05 left to put the game away for Brampton.
 
Zach Sunderland led with 4 goals and 2 assists while Ethan Stannard scored twice and added an assist for the Excelsiors (2-6-0).
 
Brayden Hickey collected 3 assists for the Kings (2-7-0).
 
Brampton went 1-for-6 on the power play, Orillia were 0-for-3.
 
The next game for the Kings is Saturday night when they host the Akwesasne Indians at Rotary Place.

 
 

Excelsiors 8 Kings 6
Excelsiors 8 Kings 6

 

1st Period
Brampton Excelsiors - Zachary Sunderland (Lucas Bennett) 6:10
Brampton Excelsiors - Ethan Stannard (Lucas Ferreira) 6:48
Brampton Excelsiors - Zachary Sunderland (Lucas Ferreira, Tyrus Rehanek) 7:17
Orillia Kings - Dallin Blunt (Owen King, Braydon Hickey) 12:42
Orillia Kings - Dallin Blunt (Tyler Goodchild, Matthew Clifford) 13:00
Brampton Excelsiors - Scott Edwards (unassisted) 17:50
 
2nd Period
Orillia Kings - Owen King (Jacob Beard, Andrew Denne) 7:13
Orillia Kings - Dallin Blunt (Braydon Hickey, Jacob Beard) 16:05
Brampton Excelsiors - Zachary Sunderland (Austin Pope AP) 19:14
 
3rd Period
Brampton Excelsiors - Ethan Stannard (powerplay) (Austin Pope AP, Zachary Sunderland) 1:02
Orillia Kings - Tyler Goodchild (Braydon Hickey, Cole Hanrahan) 5:51
Brampton Excelsiors - Zachary Sunderland (Tyrus Rehanek, Ethan Stannard) 9:33
Orillia Kings - Dallin Blunt (Cole Hanrahan, Noah Landriault) 12:11
Brampton Excelsiors - Fraser MacKenzie (Zachary Sunderland, Alex Tingay) 16:55
1st Period
Brampton Excelsiors - Zachary Sunderland (Lucas Bennett) 6:10
Brampton Excelsiors - Ethan Stannard (Lucas Ferreira) 6:48
Brampton Excelsiors - Zachary Sunderland (Lucas Ferreira, Tyrus Rehanek) 7:17
Orillia Kings - Dallin Blunt (Owen King, Braydon Hickey) 12:42
Orillia Kings - Dallin Blunt (Tyler Goodchild, Matthew Clifford) 13:00
Brampton Excelsiors - Scott Edwards (unassisted) 17:50
 
2nd Period
Orillia Kings - Owen King (Jacob Beard, Andrew Denne) 7:13
Orillia Kings - Dallin Blunt (Braydon Hickey, Jacob Beard) 16:05
Brampton Excelsiors - Zachary Sunderland (Austin Pope AP) 19:14
 
3rd Period
Brampton Excelsiors - Ethan Stannard (powerplay) (Austin Pope AP, Zachary Sunderland) 1:02
Orillia Kings - Tyler Goodchild (Braydon Hickey, Cole Hanrahan) 5:51
Brampton Excelsiors - Zachary Sunderland (Tyrus Rehanek, Ethan Stannard) 9:33
Orillia Kings - Dallin Blunt (Cole Hanrahan, Noah Landriault) 12:11
Brampton Excelsiors - Fraser MacKenzie (Zachary Sunderland, Alex Tingay) 16:55
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Click on audio to hear Ken Hashizume's post-game podcast with Dallin Blunt of the Orillia Experience Nissan Kings.




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