A perfect weekend for the NE Knights ’07 Elite at the Green Mountain Avalanche Tournament in Jay Vermont
The Knights go 4-0 to win the tournament with a convincing 6-2 win in the finals against a strong Leitrim Hawks team out of Ottawa Ontario.
Strong team play and a great overall weekend. In four games the Knights were on fire offensively registering 35 goals for and only 3 goals against.
More importantly, the team was able to strengthen their bond….team dinners, water park, knee hockey. A packed weekend and still managed to stay focused and played great hockey.
Well deserved boys and keep PUTTING IN THE WORK.
The 2004 New England Knights Select team participated in the 15th Annual Turkey Tournament at the Rinks at Exeter NH. For game one the team took the ice against the NHE Eagles at the Governors Academy arena. The game developed quickly into a one sided affair when the Knights jumped out to 4-0 lead after one period. The final score was Knights 7 and the Eagles 2. It was a great start for the Knights who played with passion and purpose throughout the contest. In game two the Knights matched up against the formidable Seacoast Spartans of the Boston Hockey League, American Division. In contrast to the first game the Knights found themselves down by three goals at the end of the second period. The third period provided some life early for the Knights with 2 quick goals, however the skilled puck movement of the Spartans proved to be too much to handle. The final score was Spartans 5 and Knights 2. With the finals on the line the Knights were focused on beating the Boston Stars and moving on. The Stars appeared strong on paper defensively by holding other teams in the tournament to only three goals a game. This did not hold up against the Knights Speed and aggressive net front presence. The final score was Knights 7 Stars 2.
The Championship game would see a rematch against the Seacoast Spartans and a challenge that was recognized by the Knights. The game started out roughly the same way as the first affair with the Spartans jumping out to a lead. The Knights were down by three at the end of the first period. The knights rallied in the second with two goals, bring it to a one goal deficit. However late in the third period the Spartans tallied another goal giving them a two goal lead. With two minutes left in the game the Knights pulled their keeper and desperately tried to cut the lead. The Knights established dominance in the offensive zone with the man advantage and threw everything they had at the Spartan players. Unfortunately it was a little too late as the buzzer sounded ending the game. Final Score Spartans 4 Knights 2.
The skills session at 5:00pm and 6:00pm tonight (12/4/2017) in Raynham has been cancelled. All other skills will go on as scheduled.
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