Friday 6 January 2006

Tommies tie Huskies 3 - 3

The Tommies had a strong game in Halifax tonight but had to settle for the tie against St. Mary’s. Thatcher Bell scored twice, the 1 st goal to tie the game at one. Justin McCutcheon drew the only assist. The Tommies took the lead in the second period on an end to end rush by Anthony Butera. The assist to Mark CodySt Mary’s tied it but not before Aaron Molnar made several big stops on a 2 man disadvantage mid way through the second period. Thatcher Bell restored the lead with his 2nd of the game late in the second with the assists going to Justin McCutcheon and Paul Giallonardo. St. Mary’s tied it early in the third with their third power play goal but Aaron Molnar closed the door the rest of the way for the tie. Molnar made 33 saves tonight.With the tie tonight, coupled with Dalhousie’s loss (5 - 3) to UPEI, the Tommies magic number is at 3.5 for a playoff spot. The Tommies are at Acadia tomorrow night at 7:30. See the broadcast page for more information.