Soo Thunderbirds edge Blind River BeaversSaturday, October 19, 2013 by: SooToday.com Staff
Soo Thunderbirds 2, Blind River Beavers 1 - Sault Ste. Marie won for an eighth straight time as the team narrowly edged visiting Blind River.
The Beavers’ Coty Thomas opened the scoring 13:11 into the first period only to see the Thunderbirds notch the equalizer just 22 seconds later courtesy of a Brett Jeffries effort.
Matthew Mitchell (shown) then buried the game-winner 5:37 into the second stanza in what would prove to be the final goal of the night.
Brian Kment turned aside 18 of 19 shots he faced to pick-up the win while Shaun Gerbinski stopped 31 of 33 fired his way.