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Petrolia Squires Win in OT

january 24, 2015


At home Friday night the Petrolia Squires hosted the Tillsonburg Thunder and came from behind an won in OT with a final score of 5 - 4.

Tillsonburg opened the scoring in the first period and the Squires answered back with a power play goal and with 23 seconds left in the period added their second to take a 2 - 1 lead heading into the second period.

In the second Tillsonburg scored 3 unanswered goals that included 2 power play goals that gave them a 4 - 2 lead heading into the third.  Late in the third at 14:16 the Squires narrowed the gap then with 3:38 left in the period scored to tie and the game went into overtime.  With 13 seconds remaining in the OT period the Squires scored to take the win.

Norm Leger scored 2 goals in the win that included the game winner, Chris Edwards added 2 and a single by Breydan Belan.  Scoring for Tillsonburg were Shane Balcom, Sean McLeod, Nathan Peacock and Ryan Fletcher.

Brandon Campbell earned the win in net for the Squires making 39 saves.  Jeff Bassindale suffered the loss with 27 saves.

The final league game for the Squires is at home on Friday Jan 30 vs Clinton.  The winner of Friday's game will secure 3rd place.  Clinton is currently in 3rd place (15-6-0-2) have a one point lead over the Squires (15-7-0-1).

Squires Bus Trip
The Petrolia Squires have organized a bus trip to Detroit for the Redwings/Islanders game on January 31st at 2:00 pm.  Bus leaves at 10:30 from the Petrolia Arena with a 11:00 am stop in Sarnia. Cost is $120.00 that includes game ticket, bus and beverages. If interested contact the Squires through their Facebook page.

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