Squaring off Sunday afternoon at Mohegan Sun Arena, the New England Black Wolves were looking to give the Toronto Rock their first road loss of the season.
New England’s Dereck Downs scored two goals in the first 48 seconds of the game, with the second coming on a great spin move and wrist shot past Rock goaltender Nick Rose.
With the score tied at three, Dan Lintner juked past New England’s Adam Bomberry to give the Rock their first lead of the game.
After a couple of back and forth goals, Calum Crawford tied the game with six seconds left on the power play.
After that goal, Toronto scored four of the next five goals, two each from Rob Hellyer and two from the birthday guy, Tom Schreiber. The below goal is Schreiber‘s third on the afternoon.
After only one goal in the third period (by Toronto), New England stormed back early in the fourth quarter with five straight goals to start the quarter. Their first goal snapped a 17-minute scoreless drought. The below goal is Crawford‘s second of the game, a highlight-reel jump over Rose to bring the Black Wolves to within one.
Tied at 10, Stephan Leblanc ripped one from the middle of the turf to give the Black Wolves their first lead of the game since early in the first period.
After the Rock scored to make the score 12-11, Bomberry iced the game with a fast break goal.
Final Score: New England Black Wolves 13, Toronto Rock 11.