Eyes on the prize
After a big win Tuesday, the Truro Bearcats will look to take the lead in their series in Miramichi tonight
The Truro Bearcats look to pick up their first road victory of the Maritime Junior Hockey League final series tonight.
The Bearcats travel to Miramichi to face the Timberwolves for Game 2 in the best-of-seven affair.
Truro evened the series at one game apiece on Tuesday with a 5-4 win at the RECC.
Miramichi won the opening game 6-5 at home last Saturday.
Game 4 is in Truro on Saturday at 7 p.m.
Truro 5 Miramichi 4
The Bearcats were paced by Denver Lynds, who scored once and added three assists, and G Blackmore, who potted a pair of goals, including the winner.
As was the case in the opener, the game was a seesaw battle as the teams were deadlocked at two after the opening frame and Miramichi led 3-2 after 40 minutes.
Brandon Hughes and Nic Blanchard had the other Truro goals, while netminder Jason Rioux stopped 29 of the 33 shots he faced.
The Bearcats had 29 shots on the Miramichi net.
Josh Shatford led the Timberwolves with a goal and two assists, while Campbell Pickard and Makail Parker had the other markers.
Nate Leger of the Truro Bearcats creates traffic in front of the net during Game 2 of the MHL final series Tuesday in Truro.