A Big Third Period Leads Burrards Over The Adanacs

The Maple Ridge Burrards got a big third period to pick up an 11-6 road win over the Coquitlam Adanacs on Saturday night.

The Burrards only held a 5-4 lead heading into the third period. Maple Ridge then outscored Coquitlam 6-2 in the third including a pair of goals from Rhys Porteous.

It was a huge win for the Burrards in the standing as well. It moves them to 3-5 and keeps the Adanacs within sight for third place at 4-5.

Brandon Humphrey is continuing to impress in the Maple Ridge goal. On Saturday night, he only allowed six goals off of 48 shots. At the other end of the floor, Andrew Gallant got the start and stopped 30 of 38 shots. Ryder Brenner saw 16 seconds of action and allowed one goal on one shot.

Burrards Dominate The First Period

Brian Gillis got the Adanacs on the board first at the 1:30 mark of the first period. After that, however, it was all Maple Ridge.

Garret Winter tied up the game 48 seconds later and Marcus Klarich gave the Burrards the lead at the 4:01 mark.

Ryan Jones would make it 3-1 for the Burrards at 13:33 and Dylan McIntosh finished off a four-goal run for Maple Ridge with 2:34 left to make it 4-1 for the Burrards after the first period.

Adanacs Rebound In The Second

The Adanacs got themselves right back into this lacrosse game with a three-goal run to open the second period. Adam Noakes opened the scoring 2:35 into the period.

Rily Isaacs scored at the 7:23 mark to get Coquitlam back within one and Noakes tied it up 4-4 on the power play at 12:42.

McIntosh rounded out the second period scoring with 3:19 on the clock as the Burrards held a slim 5-4 lead heading into the final frame.

Big Third Period Leads Burrards To Victory

Maple Ridge saved their best for last as they outscored Coquitlam 6-2 in the third period. Porteous opened the scoring at 2:12 and potted another at 6:34 to give the Burrards a 7-4 lead. Jones scored on the power play at 11:28 to finish off a four-goal run for the Burrards.

After going scoreless for 21:26, Coquitlam finally got back on the board. Noakes found the back of the net on the power play at 14:08 to make it 8-5 in favour of the Burrards.

Maple Ridge once again made it a four-goal game at 15:45 with Trevor Funk scoring unassisted. With Coquitlam pulling their goaltender for the extra attacker, Isaac Ngyou scored on the empty net with 2:06 on the clock to make it 10-6.

Coquitlam continued to push with the extra attacker as Vinny Ricci scored with 1:18 left to make it a four-goal game. Adam Kennedy rounded out the big third period for the Burrards, scoring on the empty net with 23 seconds left to make the final 11-6.

Top Scorers

Maple Ridge Burrards

Dylan McIntosh, 2g 3a

Ryan Jones, 2g 1a

Rhys Porteous, 2g 1a

Marcus Klarich, 1g 2a

Coquitlam Adanacs

Adam Noaks, 3g 2a

Tyler Kirkby, 3a

Rily Isaacs, 1g 1a

Matthew Delmonico, 2a

Three Stars

  1. Brandon Humphrey, Maple Ridge Burrards
  2. Adam Noakes, Coquitlam Adanacs
  3. Dylan McIntosh, Maple Ridge Burrards

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Shawn Slaght
Shawn Slaght

Shawn Slaght has been a sports reporter across the Canadian prairies for over 10 years and has experience covering everything from junior hockey to World Cup skiing to all levels of lacrosse. He is the Saskatchewan correspondent for All Lacrosse All The Time.