The Bradford Rattlers

Solid Team Effort Crushes Algoma
(Bradford Ont. October 3, 2011)
By: Sean Werth

Bradford had no problems putting the puck in the net Sunday. The Rattlers put on a show for the home-town crowd, winning 12 goals to 1.  The Algoma Avalanche were short benched, and on the tail end of a four games in four nights road trip.

Bradford now extends their undefeated season to seven games. Furthermore, Bradford has reclaim first place in the GMHL with this win.

Fans that were at the game were treated to a free Phantom Identity concert. The Rattlers' organization is proud to support the local band and wish them luck in their music careers.

Balanced contributions from all parts of the line up continued to be Bradford’s key to success. Thirteen players made their way onto the score sheet; with six players recording 3 points or more.

Forwards Kyle Blohm and Conor Smith each collected 5 points in the match. Algoma’s lone goal scorer was Andrew Cole, who netted one at the end of the second.

Bradford has a two-week break before their next game. After such, they will be making the short trip down to Lefroy on Saturday (7:30 pm), October 15 to take on the Wave.

3 Stars of the Game:

1st - Pontis Ribbenstedt, Bradford (.971SV%)
2nd – Conor Smith, Bradford (2G, 3A)
3rd – Kyle Blohm, Bradford (2G, 3A)