BRANTFORD, ON- The Brantford 99ers are back in action tonight, hosting the Toronto Patriots at the Gretzky Centre. This is the 2nd time these teams will face off this season, with Brantford securing a 1-0 victory at the OJHL Showcase. Aiden Berry recorded a 35 save shutout.
Brantford has dropped their last 4 games, most recently a 4-3 defeat Tuesday evening in North York. ’06 forward Artem Narbekov tallied his 1st career OJHL goal, but eventually the 99ers came up short. Their record now sits at 11-18-0-1 for a total of 23 points on the season.
Toronto is on a 3 game slump, with their last defeat coming on Saturday at the hands of Leamington by a score of 4-2. The Patriots have a record of 15-12-1-1 and sit at 6th seed in the West Conference. 2007 born rookie and Ohio State University commit Matthew Manza leads the Patriots in points with 32 in 29 games played.
The puck drops at 7:30pm at the Wayne Gretzky Centre, and live on http://flohockey.tv.
Don’t forget to bring your food/toy donations to the rink!