Last season, the Peterborough Petes visited the Attack early in the year and fell 5-4 in a shootout. The course of tonights game would take a similar route, with a different outcome.
Former Plater Mark Strohack would drop the puck in Celebration of the Attack’s 25th Anniversary Season. The Attack would dawn their 25th Anniversary Plater sweaters for tonights match-up.
Peterborough would open the scoring in the first when Eric Cornel tallied his 2nd of the season on the powerplay . The Attack would claw back and tie the game just 36 second later when Gemel Smith tucked in his 4th goal in two games. Tied after one period, the Attack would take a 2-1 lead when Holden Cook scored his second in as many games.
The Petes would have the Attack seeing purple as they scored two goals, two and a half minutes apart to take a 3-2 lead. Anthony Stefano and Stephan Nosad scored the markers for the Petes.
Jaden Lindo would tie the game for the Attack four minutes later when he buried a rebound past Giugovaz.
The third period would prove to solve nothing, same with overtime and the Attack and Petes would head to a shootout. All three Attack shooters would be blanked and Jonathan Tanus would supply the only goal needed as the Petes skated away with a 4-3 win.
The Three Stars of the Game were:
3) Daniel Milne 2A
2) Lindo 1G,2A
1) Nick Ritchie 1A
3217 fans watched the home opener and the Attack wish to thank Bruce Telecom for their ongoing support of the Attack’s annual Home Opener.
Additionally, the Attack wish to thank their fans for their patience as adjustments to the new sound system is made over the next few games.