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Indians grind out a 6-3 win over the thunderbirds

In the second game of the six game series the Thunderbirds jumped out to 1-0 lead early in the first period and held the lead until the 17:21 mark of the second period when Mike Miller scored on a pass from Blake Mastaw and Ethan St.Germain. The Thunderbirds answered back with 2 goals to take a 3-1 lead, Brenden MacLaren put the Indians within 1 at the 12:17 mark of the second period assisted by John Pesek. The teams went to the dressing room with the score 3-2 Birds. In the the third the Indians came out ready to take the game back and at 13:07 Blake Mastaw scored to tie the game, assisted by Mike Miller. John Pesek scored on a shot from the point to take the lead and four minutes later Ethan St.Germain added to the lead assisted by Mastaw. With a few minutes remaining MacLaren scored his second of the game assisted by St.Germain and Nick Skaluba. Brandon Gordon took the win in net.

Next action for the Indians will be at home sept 28 and 29 against the West Michigan Hounds


Indians rebound to take game two over the warriors 6-1

From the Drop of the puck the Indians were determined to put pucks behind the Warrior goaltender and at the 2:38 mark of the first period Brendan Miller scored on passes from Kristian Jackson and Evan Augustine. The two teams played even till late in the period when Aston Calder took a psses from Brenden MacLaren and buried a shot into the net, two minutes later John Pesek scored on a shot from the point assisted by MacLaren. The Indians went into dressing room up 3-0.

In second period the the Indians added to their lead on Brenden Miller's second goal assisted by Jackson and Josh Delaney. In the third period Cole Lussier scored the first of his two goals at the 12:49 mark assisted by Maclaren and Calder, then again at 17:51 to close out the game assisted by Maclaren. The Michigan Warriors managed to score late in the third period, however CJ Boothe played excellent in the net taking the win.

Next action for the Indians will be sept 27 @ 7pm and 28 @ 12 at the Taffy Abel arena against the West Michigan Hounds.


Indians drop game 1 to Michigan Warriors 2-0

In the first game of the weekend series the Indians were stifled by the Warriors goaltender and couldn't get anything past him. At the midpoint of the first period the warriors scored to take a
Lead the Indians couldn't tie. In a game a game that they put many shots towards the Warriors net no one could break the ice to get the tying goal and at the 1740 mark of the Warriors scored an empty net goal to solidly the win. The Indians outshot them 44-19. Brandon Gordon took the loose in net.

The two teams face off again tomorrow at 11am at the Taffey Abel arena


Indians home opener on Saturday September 13, 4pm at the Pullar stadium

The Soo Indians AAA will be playing their home opener of the 2014-2015 season as preliminary game of the Soo Eagles on September 13th against the Michigan Warriors from Flint Michigan at 4pm at the Pullar Staduim. Tickets will be $5 to enter, these tickets will also be good to watch the Soo Eagles face the Janesville Jets at 7pm. Come out and watch the future players of the Jr A and college ranks in action.


Minnesota Blades defeated the Soo Indians 4-1 in the quarterfinal game

In a game of continuous up and down action along with outstanding goaltending in both ends Minnesota came out on top. In the first half Minnesota came away with a 3-0 lead on two power play goals. The Indians had several opportunities but could get one by the Blades goaltender. At the 2:05 mark of the second half Brenden MacLaren broke the shutout on a pass from Ethan St.Germain and Aston Calder, however Minnesota capitalized and scored their fourth goal with one minute left. CJ Boothe played outstanding in a loosing effort for the Indians.

Overall it was a positive weekend for the Indians and continually improved throughout the weekend, coach Pat Caricatto was pleased the effort of the entire team as they finished the weekend with 2 wins and 2 loses.

The Indians return home next Saturday night at 5pm at the Pullar Stadium prior to the Soo Eagles game against the Michigan Warriors, then Sunday morning at 10am at the Taffy Abel arena.