New Look Redmen Win 8-6 Over Cobourg Kodiaks
The Brooklin Redmen added seven new faces to the line-up tonight, all of whom were busy this past weekend in the NLL championship game won by the defending champion Saskatchewan Rush over the Buffalo Bandits.
The Redmen held a ceremony and introduced from the Buffalo Bandits – Mitch Wilde, Kevin Brownell, Steve Priolo and Dave DiRuscio (Kodiaks goalie) and from the Rush – Curtis Knight, Adrian Sorichetti, John Lafontaine, Mark Matthews and head coach Derek Keenan.
Fans were also introduced to the longest surviving Brampton Excelsior George “Potsy” Burrows who will be 98 years young next week.
Matthews made an impact with 1 goal and two helpers, Mike Poulin was solid in the Redmen net as was Dave DiRuscio for the Kodiaks.
The Kodiaks scored three short-handed goals including two on the same penalty in the middle frame. Period scores were 3-3 after one and 7-5 for the Redmen after two. Final score of 8-6 to give the Redmen a season record of three wins and a tie.
Pita Pit three stars – 3rd star with 2 goals Dan Lintner, second star Matthews and first star with four helpers Shawn Williams.
The Redmen host the Six Nations Chiefs next Wednesday June 15 at 8 pm and are in Oakville two nights prior for a date with the Rock.