That was a super fun game!
Pretty entertaining hockey!
Gardiner was the best player for sure. I thought all the rest of the marlies did a good job too. No obvious bad games for anybody and pretty solid all around.
I said earlier when it was 4-0 that even then it wasn't safe. The Edmonton elite prospects could strike at anytime, and they did. Amazing talents, wish we had some forwards with that kind of potential in the prospects. Still, we pulled out the win, and our guys are moving in the right direction. Scoring spread out well on our team, but despite them scoring five goals, 15 points, 12 of those points go to their big 4.
Can anyone give a detailed explanation of what happened at the end of the game? I know there wasn't much opportunity for people to watch but whatever you could give would be appreciated. I stopped paying attention after the Marlies made it 5-2, then I checked the boxscore after work and it was 6-5 with a coach ejected and player given a misconduct for official abuse.
It would seem both teams lived up to their parent clubs reputations for porous defense and bad goaltending.
using his big frame to create space and his skating ability to find open lanes to drive the net. He stands 6-3 and is a natural goal scorer with plenty of confidence.
He's a scout's dream in the way he prepares himself and plays an unselfish game, making smart decisions with the puck. With his bloodlines, he certainly understands what it will take to make it at the next level.