Lambton Major Midgets AAA Playdown Action
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
By PAT BRETHAUER
Lambton Jr. Sting
Major Midgets AAA are the only
team playing in the Lambton AAA
Association playing in the
playdown series and after the
weekend the Jr. Sting
trail 3 points to 1 against the
London Jr. Knights.
After the regular
league season ended the Major
Midgets placed third in the
Alliance League with a record of
In the first round of playoffs
Lambton faced Waterloo Wolves
(13-22-0) in the quarter finals.
Not only did they have to
compete against the fifth place
team they had to face off
against the weather. Because of
the weather that caused games to
be cancelled the team lost their
home ice advantage but the team
came out on top taking the
series 3 - 2 to move them to the
next round to face the leagues
second place London Jr. Knights
"Last series I
don't know if there are any
words to describe that," said
Assistant Coach Glenn LeCour.
"It was a come from behind
series for us. We traveled down
to Waterloo three times in four
days because of the weather.
We came out of no where when we
had only seven forwards and four
defencemen in the final game and
we were able to pull it off in
overtime. It was a big victory
In game one of
the semi-final round against
London in London on Saturday
both sides earned a point after
the game ended in a 1 - 1 tie.
Back at home on Sunday it was a
close match but Lambton ended
taking a 3 - 1 loss.
"We were a little
disappointed we had them at 1 -
1 at the second period," LeCour
said. "London outplayed
us, that's what it comes down to
and they wanted it a little bit
more than us."
London took the
lead late in the first period on
a goal scored by Christian Huff.
Alec Dekoning tied the game in
the second period after scoring
a wrap around goal unassisted.
The two teams remained tied 1 -
1 heading into the third.
At 5:42 in the
third London's Ethan Nother
found himself wide open and
skated in alone and beat
netminder Travis Moore to give
the Jr. Knights the lead.
In the last minute of play
Lambton pulled Moore and at
19:38 London's Matt Mcghee
scored into the empty net to
finish the game with the win.
Lambton outshot London 42-30.
Moore took the loss with 26
saves, Zack Weir who is ranked
#1 in the league earned the win
stopping 41 shots.
to London on Wednesday for game
3. Game time is set for
7:30 at Medway Arena.