Rough Patch for Rattlers
(Bradford, ON; November 25, 2013)
The Bradford Rattlers are going through one of the toughest stretches of the season. This weekends game went by with a record of 0-1-1; bringing their last five games to a record of 2-2-1. For most teams this would be a respectable record, but the Rattler organization has faith this can be improved upon.
The first game of the weekend was on the road in Seguin to take on the first place Huskies on Saturday night. The Rattlers took the Huskies to shootout, the closest a team has come to breaking their 20 game win streak, but fell 3-2. Dominic Nyffeler was the top Rattler on the night making 43 saves and being named the first star of the game. Both Rattler goals were scored by Illes Gallo.
After a tough loss, the Rattlers had to play the Toronto Blue Ice Jets on home ice Sunday. Bradford lost the game 6-1 final, with the only goal coming from Josh Willenborg.
Bradford has two big games upcoming this week. First is another installment of the 'Battle for Bradford' between the Bulls and Rattlers. This game takes place Wednesday at Bob Fallis Arena with a 8:00pm puck drop.
After which, the expansion Alliston Coyotes will be in Bradford for the usual Sunday home game at 7:30pm. The Coyotes are coach by former NHL superstar Joe Murphy. Come on out and help #RattNation turn things around!