Jason Clark and Kevin Howard each scored five goals as the Ottawa Rebel defeated the Buffalo Bandits by a score of 19-18 in Ottawa. Rebel goaltender Matt Disher made 57 saves for the winners.
The Rebel travel to Winnipeg for an exhibition game on Dec. 7 against the Toronto Rock. The game will be played at Winnipeg Arena. The Rebel begin the 2002-2003 regular season at the Civic Centre (Lansdowne Park) on Saturday, Dec. 28 against the Calgary Roughnecks at 3:30 p.m.