Difficult to comprehend but after seven attempts to defeat Serenity, Fraser River finally did it by a 6-1 count.
The TSN turning point, was actually a turning shift as Peter (The Wolf) Andrews made 11 sensational saves in a two-minute span early in the contest that allowed his squad to regroup and counter-attack in the scoreless game.
Claimed on waivers earlier in the week from the Bear Boys, Jimmie (Soupy) Sales wasted no time making an impression on the Chevy brass as he set up Grant (Plants) Johannesen and (Slim) Jim Kurta with passes even a blind man could convert to go with a goal of his own.
Other Carson Elementary alumni with big games were Doug Mack (Daddy) with a goal and an assist and Eric (Bonsai) Bodman with two assists.
The Serenity side got their lone goal from Kevin (Night Rider)Hesslegrave as several of his teammates showed their fuse is definitely getting shorter against the league’s penalty leaders.
The other contest saw the league leading Bear Communications add to their stat totals as they rag-dolled Blue Collar 9-3.
Leading the way for Bear were Darcy (Doctor) McGillivery with two goals and two assists and Lee (Nitro) Naeth with two unassisted jewels to go with a pair of heart shaped gifts. Kerry (Underwood) Fitzgerald added a pair of assists as Troy (The Magician) McMillan continued to dart in and out of traffic with two spectacular tallies.
Scoring the eigth and ninth goals were Travis (The Tiger) Englund and (Rowdy) Richard Lindstrom. Replying for BCS with his first marker of the season was Scott (Sidewinder) Davis who for some unknown reason has failed to score in a month ending in “ber” for two consecutive seasons despite possessing more moves than Jagr. Also scoring for Blue Collar was Bob (Crazy Legs) Keen and Will (The Chill) Quary who also drew an assist.