Spitfires edged in overtime

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

SpitfiresAylmer Jr. C Spitfires hockey player Luke Bettencourt, middle, checked a Lambeth Lancers player to the ice during game four of their first round playoff series at East Elgin Community Complex on Wednesday night, Feb. 11. Lambeth scored midway through the first overtime period and won the game 5-4 to even the series at two wins apiece. The Spitfires were behind 4-2 after two periods but stormed back and tied the game in the latter stages of the third period. Bettencourt scored a shorthanded goal with 5:48 left and Dylan Salter tied the game with 33 seconds remaining. Game five is at Lambeth on Friday, Feb. 13 at 8:30 p.m. with game six back in Aylmer on Saturday, Feb. 14 at 7:30 p.m. Game seven, if necessary, will be played in Lambeth on Sunday, Feb. 15 at 8 p.m.

Photography by : Craig Bradford

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