T-Birds go two up on Elliot Lake

March 29, 2015

Four first-period goals lifted the visiting Soo Thunderbirds to a 5-2 win over the Elliot Lake Wildcats on Saturday in Game 2 of their Northern Ontario Jr. Hockey League semi-final series.

The Thunderbirds now lead the best-of-seven set 2-0 heading into Game 3 on Monday at 7:30 at the Essar Centre in Sault Ste. Marie.

Rookie Matt Caruso — with his league-leading 12th goal of the playoffs — Joey Miller, Boris Katchouk, Nic Tassone and Brett Jeffries scored the Soo goals.

Spencer MacLean and Nathan Campbell replied for Elliot Lake.

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