Weekend review – Double home weekend

The TSI World Bracknell Bees had a double home weekend against the Telford Tigers and Raiders IHC

TSI World Bracknell Bees 4 Telford Tigers 3 after overtime

The Bees took an early lead thanks to a Josh Martin goal at 4.33 but Brandon Whistle levelled the score at 7.57. Zack Milton restored the lead at 8.56 for a 2-1 opening period.

The second period saw the Tigers draw level again with a powerplay goal from Scott McKenzie at 27.48 which was the only goal of the period.

The Bees were 3-2 ahead at 53.17 thanks to Roman Malinik but Corey Goodison levelled at 54.29 forcing the game to overtime.

The extra period only lasted 3.26 with a slashing penalty being called against Ross Kennedy at 61.42 Bees converted the advantage for the winning goal when Roman Malinik’s drive bounced off the back boards to Edward Knaggs to complete the game winning goal.

Bracknell: Malinik, Knaggs 1+1; Smith 0+2; Martin, Z Milton 1+0; Kovar, J Baird, Antonov 0+1. Net: Goss (63.26) 33/3
Telford: Whistle 1+2; Goodison 1+1; McKenzie 1+0; Plant, Howells 0+1. Net: Day (63.26) 31/4

Period Scores: 2-1/0-1/1-1/1-0
Shots On Goal: 33-31
Penalty Minutes: 12-12
Gamesheet: https://eihams.fixtureslive.com/matchSheet.aspx?fixtureid=2235311

TSI World Bracknell Bees 2 Raiders IHC 3

The balance of the game swung through the opening two periods with the visitors taking the lead through a Brandon Ayliffe breakaway goal at 11.02 but Ryan Webb put home a rebound at 13.45 to level the game.

Bees went ahead at 26.17 when Webb scored his second, this one a delayed penalty goal but a shot from Ross Connolly at the blue line beat Adam Goss just 18 seconds later to equalise at 2-2.

Both teams enjoyed spells of pressure in the final period but Raiders broke the deadlock at 50.24 to go ahead 2-3 thanks to Jake Sylvester. Bees pulled Adam Goss for the final minute of the game and took a time out but couldn’t find an equaliser and the visitors took the points.

Bracknell: Webb 2+0; B Baird 0+2; Malinik, Martin 0+1. Net: Goss (59.00) 26/3 & Empty Net (1.00) 0/0
Raiders IHC: Sylvester 1+1; Ayliffe, R Connolly 1+0; Webster, Piatak 0+2. Net: Gray (60.00) 28/2

Period Scores: 1-1/1-1/0-1
Shots On Goal: 28-26
Penalty Minutes: 4-26
Gamesheet: https://eihams.fixtureslive.com/matchSheet.aspx?fixtureid=2235312