Dundas pushing Generals towards playoff exit


165px-Dundas_Real_McCoysThe Dundas Real McCoys are one win away from sweeping the Stoney Creek Generals out of the Allan Cup Hockey playoffs.

The Real McCoys took a commanding 3-0 lead in the best-of-seven affair with a 4-0 shutout of the Generals on Friday night (March 7) at the JL Grightmire Arena in Dundas. The semi-final affair could end on Sunday afternoon when the teams meet again in Stoney Creek’s Gateway Ice Centre at 2:30 p.m. If a fifth game is necessary, it will be played in Dundas, Friday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m.

It was a record setting night for Dundas as Scott Mifsud became the first McCoy to score two shorthanded goals in one playoff game. Both goals were assisted by Darryl Smith. Simon Mangos added another shorthanded goal for Dundas, giving the club seven shorthanded goals in the first three games of the series.

Jeff White rounded out the scoring, while goalkeeper Mike Mole earned the shutout, stopping 32 shots for his second of the year for the McCoys. Daniel Svedin faced 36 shots in the Generals net.

In the other semi-final series, Brantford and Whitby are tied 2-2.

Scoring summary

Period 1
Dundas – Jeff White (Nick Smith, Matthew Smith) 4:30
Dundas – Scott Mifsud (short handed) (Darryl Smith) 17:12

Penalties
Dundas – Blair Stayzer – (Hooking) 2 MIN, 13:43
Stoney Creek – Sean Blanchard – (Hooking) 2 MIN, 14:50
Dundas – Jordan Foreman – (Hooking) 2 MIN, 15:32

Period 2
(no scoring)

Penalties
Stoney Creek – Ryan Carrigan – (Hooking) 2 MIN, 0:25
Dundas – Darryl Smith – (High Sticking) 2 MIN, 5:48
Dundas – Blair Stayzer – (Holding) 2 MIN, 13:10
Stoney Creek – Jake Guindon – (Cross Checking) 2 MIN, 18:46
Dundas – Ryan Crane – (Slashing) 2 MIN, 19:46

Period 3
Dundas – Scott Mifsud (short handed) (Darryl Smith) 10:17
Dundas – Simon Mangos (short handed) (Cam Watson) 11:46

Penalties
Dundas – Cam Watson – (Roughing) 2 MIN, 2:36
Stoney Creek – Nikola Bibic – (Roughing) 2 MIN, 2:36
Dundas – Adam Deleeuw – (Cross Checking) 2 MIN, 3:30
Stoney Creek – Frankie Grandits – (High Sticking) 2 MIN, 7:15
Dundas – Jordan Foreman – (High Sticking) 2 MIN, 9:48
Stoney Creek – Nikola Bibic – (High Sticking) 2 MIN, 14:40
Dundas – Greg Stewart – (Holding) 2 MIN, 17:56
Stoney Creek – Chris Sebastian – (High Sticking) 2 MIN, 18:28

Dundas leads series 3-0 in games

Stoney Creek 6 at Dundas 11, Friday, Feb. 28
Dundas 5 at Stoney Creek 1, Sunday, March 2
Stoney Creek 0 at Dundas 4, Friday, March 7
Dundas at Stoney Creek, Sunday, March 9 at 2:30 p.m.
*Stoney Creek at Dundas, Friday, March 14 at 7:30 p.m.
*Dundas at Stoney Creek, Sunday, March 16 at 2:30 p.m.
*Stoney Creek at Dundas, Monday, March 17 at 7:30 p.m.

* If necessary