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The Coquitlam Adanacs took a convincing 12-7 win over the Maple Ridge Burrards on Tuesday night in Maple Ridge.
Christian Del Bianco continued his MVP-like season as he only allowed one goal on 16 shots in the first quarter. He’d end the game stopping 43 of 50 shots for the win.
On the other side of the floor, Brandon Humphrey and Nate Faccin split the time in net, stopping a total of 41 shots in the loss.
Adanacs dominate the first period
The Burrards got on the board first on the power play at 5:22 with a goal from Dennon Armstrong, but after that, the Maple Ridge offence went silent.
Adam Dickson would tie up the game at 6:04 and add another at 8:01 to give Coquitlam a 2-1 advantage.
Goals from Clark Walter, Luke Jaber and John Hofseth for the Adanacs would round out the first-period scoring. Coquitlam would take a 5-1 lead after the first period.
Burrards find some offense
Dickson and Levi Anderson would open the scoring for the Adanacs in the second quarter to finish off a seven-goal run to make it 7-1.
Ryan Jones would score at 13:05 to break the Burrards’ drought. Matt Delmonico replied shorthanded at 15:16 to restore the Adanacs’ six-goal cushion.
The Burrards broke out of its funk when Armstrong scored at 17:42. It was followed by Will Clayton scoring with 35 seconds left in the period to make it 8-4 Adanacs at the break.
Adanacs finish off Burrards in the third
Hofseth opened the scoring in the third period at 3:12 to extend Coquitlam’s lead to 9-4. Clayton replied at 7:41 to keep Maple Ridge within four goals.
Jaber would add two more goals to his tally to put the Adanacs up 11-5. The two-goal run would make a comeback by the Burrards virtually impossible.
With an extra attacker on the floor, Armstrong would score for the Burrards at 16:21. Brett Draper replied 59 seconds later for Coquitlam.
Clayton would round out the scoring with a shorthanded marker with three seconds left in the game to make the final 12-7.
- Christian Del Bianco, Coquitlam
- Adam Dickson, Coquitlam
- Dennon Armstrong, Maple Ridge
Maple Ridge Burrards
Dennon Armstrong, 3g 1a
Will Clayton, 3g
Ryan Jones, 1g 1a
Brett Kujala, 2a
Mitch McDole, 2a
Dylan Mcintosh, 2a
Gabe Procyk, 2a
Luke Jaber, 3g 3a
Adam Dickson, 3g 2a
Levi Anderson, 1g 4a
Matt Delmonico, 1g 4a