Elite League Ice Hockey: Breahead Clan beat Coventry Blaze in overtime
Last Updated: 13/11/13 10:38pm
Seven straight wins for the Clan
The Braehead Clan made it seven straight wins in the Elite League with an epic 3-2 overtime victory over the Coventry Blaze.
With each team cancelling each other out throughout the game and with never more than a goal between them, it was Braehead who took both points with an overtime winner.
The played flowed from end to end with both teams coming close on more than a few occasions. However, the only goal of the opening session came the way of the home team at 12.12 as Tristan Harper fired the puck home.
The opening of the second period saw both teams creating chances, however, both goaltenders were pulling off some big stops. We then had two goals in just over a minute as a strike from Michael Henrich at 33.29 had the visitors back on level terms. However, the hosts regained the lead at 34.48 with a goal from Ed McGrane.
For the second time in the game the Blaze restored equality as Kevin Harvey netted at 43.53. Both teams tried to get the game winner throughout the remainder of the period but neither could find that elusive goal and the went into overtime.
The overtime period saw the play go from end to end with the homes side getting the better of the chances. At 62.14 the game winner came the way of the hosts as Matt Towe sent the home fans into a frenzy.