(HALIFAX, NS) The UNB Varsity Reds defeated the Dalhousie Tigers 4-3 Saturday night, in a game where the action hit a fever pitch in the third period.
After a scoreless first period, the Varsity Reds opened the scoring when Peter Trainor (Fredericton, NB) tipped in a point shot at 9:03, on the power-play.
The third period began with Dalhousie quickly tying things when Colton Heffley (Swift Current, SK) got a juicy rebound and scored just 22 seconds in, to make it 1-1.
UNB answered right back when Trey Lewis (Aldouane, NB) capitalized on a rebound himself at 1:55.
UNB made it 3-1 when Cam Brace (Etobicoke, ON) put a snapshot from the circle into the net at 8:01.
The Tigers then got goals from Alex Pawelczyk (Sterling Heights, MI) and Aiden Jamieson (Lindsay, ON) to tie it 3-3. Jamieson's goal came with 2:04 left to play.
The Varsity Reds responded.
Matt Boudens (Pembroke, ON) stuffed a wraparound in at 18:59 to give the V-Reds the victory.
UNB outshot the Tigers 42-23.
Both teams are back on the ice this Friday at 7:00pm.
The Varsity Reds host the UPEI Panthers, while the Tigers take on the Saint Mary's Huskies.
RECAP BY: Mark Moffat/for Dal Athletics
PHOTOS BY: Carter Hutton/for Dal Athletics