EDMUNDSTON, New Brunswick – It was the perfect storm in Miramichi on Saturday night for the Edmundston Blizzard who registered a team record for most goals in one game since the team was relocated in the Northwest. The Blizzard annihilated the Miramichi Timberwolves 10-2.
Brock McLeod established a new team mark by scoring three goals and four assists smashing the previous old six-point record set this season by Alex Arsenault (2g, 4a) and McLeod himself (1g, 5a). McLeod also extended to 13 his game streak with at least one point.
Chrystopher Collin also took advantage of this short walk in the park to score three goals and one assist. This is the first time in the young three-year history of the Blizzard that two players have achieved a hat trick in the same game. Collin’s second and third goal of the game were scored 14 seconds apart, another team record. Brock held this record with two goals in 39 seconds on September 21st, 2019 in Miramichi.
Tristan Gagnon, twice, Alex Arsenault and Félix Rioux also shook the ropes for the Blizzard (22-7-1-4) which has suffered only one loss in regulation time in its last 15 games.
Brendan Milson and Matthew Briggs replied with two shorthanded goals for the Timberwolves (9-22-3-1) after the score was 10-0 in favor of the visitors.
The Blizzard edged the Blizzard 49-30 in the shots’ column. Marc-Antoine Bérubé-Jalbert was between the pipes for a second consecutive game for the Blizzard.
Defenseman Evan White and forward Jérémy Duguay played there first game with the Blizzard. White made a good impression by collecting three assists.
The two teams will face each other again next Wednesday (7:30 pm), this time at the Jean-Daigle Centre in Edmundston.
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Brock McLeod had the best game of his junior career collecting seven points on Saturday night in Miramichi.
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Contact: Hugues Chiasson, vice-president communications – The Edmundston Blizzard; (506) 740-0623 – cell phone