Burrards win two out of last three

The Maple Ridge Burrards improved to 2-3 on the season with a 9-7 win over the Langley Thunder on Tuesday night.

The Maple Ridge Burrards improved to 2-3 on the season with a 9-7 win over the Langley Thunder on Tuesday night.

Tom Johnson led the scoring with a goal and four assists. Ben McIntosh returned from the NLL playoffs, and had three goals and four assists.

Coady Adamson had four points with three big goals – all of them scored in the final nine minutes, when the game was on the line.

Newcomer Dan Daylor had a goal and four points, and has been a spark on offence since his arrival.

The WLA squad split a weekend trip to Vancouver Island, losing a heartbreaker 12-11 to the Victoria Shamrocks, but beating the Nanaimo Timbermen 16-10 – their highest goal total since June 2013.

Victoria got out to an 8-3 lead, but Ridge had the game tied at 11-11 with a minute and a half to play. Victoria got the game winner with 17 seconds on the clock.

Taylor figured in the scoring, with three goals and five points. Johnson and Adamson both scored twice, and Adamson, Connor Goodwin, Ulysses Toulouse, Andrew Murphy and Mike Murphy each had three points.

On Sunday night the Burrards put up one of their biggest offensive outbursts, as Goodwin had nine points on three goals and six assists.

Taylor, the game’s first star, had four goals and seven points. Nick Stone had a goal and eight points, while Mallory scored four and had five points.

On Sunday they will face New Westminster at Planet Ice, at 6:45 p.m.

 

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