(WINDSOR, ON) – The Windsor Clippers dropped a 9-5 decision to the Orangeville Northmen last night at Forest Glade Arena. The loss puts the Clippers in a deep hole, down 2-0 in the best of five semi-final, and facing elimination on tomorrow in Orangeville.
The Northmen showed just exactly why they are the defending champions, capitalizing on Clippers mistakes and owning the loose ball war all night long. The Clippers were outshot 51-35.
The Clippers offense was shared by five different players. Noah Bushnell, Andrew Garant, Jake Rosa, James Morgan, and Dylan Riley each scored for the Clippers, while Joel Evans took the loss in goal, giving up the nine goals on 43 shots.
Liam Tomes played the final 10 minutes for Windsor, making saves on all 8 shots he faced.
The Clippers will head back to Orangeville tomorrow night and try to force a game four back in Windsor for Sunday afternoon at 5:00pm.