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4 goal lead is the worst lead in hockey, 6-5 Bees in OT.

The Ice Bees had a 5-1 lead, but that's the worst lead in hockey according to Bob Powell.

After falling behind 1-0 on a goal that JA banked in off of his dad's skate, the last place Ice Bees found themselves in a hole again.

Jeremy Armand had a great chance to tie the game on a rebound in the crease with goalie Ben Minsk nowhwere to be found. But he swung and missed, and the puck was cleared away.

"I don't want to dominate the scoring race just yet," said J. Armand. "I want to pace myself."

Despite the miscue, the Ice Bees were not phased. Joe Surette found himself all alone in the slot, the other slot, and he buried the go ahead goal for a 2-1 lead.

"I knew I had Bob Powell covering for me at the point," said Surette.

"Ummm, I was wide open at the side of the net looking for a pass that never came," replied Powell.

Jeremy Armand redeemed his early gaff but making a nice move at the blue line and then going bar down for a 3-1 Bees lead.

"Yeah, well when you lead the regular season in scoring 3 seasons in a row, come talk to me," said Mark Melito.

He backed that up by scoring a pair of his own in that 2nd period for a 5-1 Ice Bees lead.

"It's in the bank," said one player on the bench.

"I don't know, I'm predicting 6-5,"said one official. "And the over off 11."

He was spot on as JA threw the green Cats on his back, scoring three and setting up Trevor Legere for one as the four goal lead was gone faster than a Martin Tremblay giveaway.

"It's not the defense's fault," said Surette. "I had Jimmy D. blanketed."

"Is this part of the plan?" asked Jim Wilkinson. "Are we looking to get another upgrade?"

The game would go to OT where the face off went right back to Tim Wilkinson who hit Darren Aizanman, who was standing still, in stride. He went in and roofed one by poor Ben for a 6-5 Ice Bees win, salvaging the 2pts after blowing a 4 goal lead.

This could be a really good 2 vs 3 playoff matchup here in a few weeks.


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