Pageau gives Generals 2-0 series lead
DUNDAS— Stoney Creek Generals Nathan Pageau left uncovered in front of the Dundas net rifled a one-timer past Real McCoys goalie Mike Mole at 3:43 overtime and gave the Generals a 5-4 victory over the Dundas Real McCoys in the second game of the best-of-seven Allan Cup Hockey semifinal series tonight in the JL Grightmire Arena. In other action, Brantford Blast edged the Whitby Dunlops 3-2 in the Brantford Civic Centre. Brantford leads that semifinal series 3-2 in games. This series between Stoney Creek and Dundas continues tomorrow night (Saturday) in the Stoney Creek Gateway Ice Centre. Game four will be back in the JL Grightmire Arena on Tuesday, March 8th. Both games start at 7:30 p.m.
Pageau scored three times on the night while Jarrett Konkle and Matt Ruberto added single goals for the Generals. Scott Stafford led Dundas with a goal and an assist. Cam Watson, Chris Hulit and Jake Guindon scored once each. Hulit and the McCoys thought they were ahead to stay when he fired an easy shot into the yawning Stoney Creek net at 6:53 of the third period, but such was not to be the case.
Hulit had caught Stoney Creek goalie Daniel Svedin prone on the ice in front of the net without a defender in sight. Guindon then put Dundas up by two before the Generals began their comeback. Matt Ruberto with an unassisted goal drew the Generals to within one of the lead and Pageau on a play set up by Brandon McMartin tied the score at 4-4 at 16:58 of the third period.