Saint John Sea Dogs iced in overtime
Tuesday, 05.24.2011 / 10:46 PM / News
By Eric Marin
Matt Fraser scored 3:55 into overtime as the Kootenay Ice (1-2) defeated Saint John, 5-4, Tuesday in Mississauga. Sea Dogs' winger Tomas Jurco scored his second of the night to force overtime with 15 seconds left in regulation. The shots favored Kootenay, 45-23.
It was the first setback of the tournament for Saint John (2-0-0-1), which opened with two wins. Devils defensive prospect Eric Gelinas finished a plus-2 for the Sea Dogs.
Saint John beat the host Mississauga St. Michael's Majors on Friday, and edged the Owen Sound Attack, 3-2 in overtime, on Monday.
Mississauga and Owen Sound close out the round-robin on Wednesday. Friday's semifinal will determine the Sea Dogs' opponent in Sunday's title game.