Burlington, Coquitlam remain undefeated at Minto Cup

Day 2 is in the books at the Minto Cup in Edmonton and the Burlington Blaze and Coquitlam Adanacs remain undefeated with records of 2-0.

These two teams will mean on Wednesday night to determine the first overall seed heading into the playoff rounds. Meanwhile, the Calgary Mountaineers and the host Edmonton Miners will be battling it out for third place.

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Coquitlam 15 Edmonton 11

Down 8-6 after two periods, the Miners were able to come back to take the lead 11-10 lead in the third period. However, Cody Malawsky’s goal with 13 seconds left in the game to send it into overtime.

In the extra period, Coquitlam got goals from Maxwell Semple, Ryan Favaro, David Charney and Benjamin Musso to pick up the win.

Malawsky led the way for the Adanacs with three goals and three assists. followed by Stewart Phillips with two goals and two assists and Semple with a goal and three assists.

For Edmonton, Jacky Royers had a goal and five assists. Mathieu Gautier finished with two goals and three assists and Briley Maxwell had two goals and three assists.

Burlington 8 Calgary 6

Calgary nearly pulled off the win as they were leading 4-3 heading into the third period. However, Burlington rattled off five straight goals in the third to complete the comeback.

Once again, Deacon Knott stood out for Burlington. The Blaze were outshot 58-51 in the matchup as Burlington remain undefeated.

Alex Marinier and Braedon Saris each had hat tricks for Burlington. Will MacLeod was a playmaker with a goal and four assists.

Will McKay led the way for Calgary with two goals and two assists along with Lukas Olsson with a goal and three assists.

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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.