- Created: 13 November 2010
The Eugene Generals (8-9) fell to the Seattle Totems (19-1) on Saturday night 2-8. The Totems pulled away from the Generals in the second period scoring five goals to Eugeneï¿½s one.
Seattleï¿½s Cameron Hoffman started off the scoring for the night when he scored off an assist from Ryan McDonald midway through the first period. A minute later Christian Merritt answered back for the Generals when he found the back of the net with an assist from Patrick Moodie. However, Seattleï¿½s Ricky Doubrava scored during a powerplay to give the Totems the lead going into the second period.
Within the first the first five minutes of the period the Totems scored two shorthanded goals, one coming from Branden Vandermoon and the other from Ryan McDonald. Both Cameron Hoffman and Kyle Blondin scored for the Totems before Eugeneï¿½s Conor Bambico was able to score the Generalsï¿½ lone goal in the second period. With less than 30 seconds remaining in the period Seattleï¿½s Cameron Hoffman scored with an assist from Everett Mayers. Hoffmanï¿½s hat trick gave the Totems a 7-2 lead going into the third period.
With less than two minutes remaining in the third Connor Haney was able to add another goal for the Totems with an assist from Cameron Hoffman.
"The boys played well for 48 minutes tonight and we are not far away from turning the corner against Seattle, as well as all the tough teams in NORPAC," head coach Chuck Kennedy said about the Generalsï¿½ play. "Seattle is a good squad but our goal remains the same. Be ready when it matters most and be ready for the playoffs. The boys are committed to be there at the end."
Next weekend the Generals have three home games on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Thursday and Friday the Generals will try to beat the Seattle Totems for the first time this season. Thursdayï¿½s game will begin at 6:35 with the EGHN pregame starting at 6:15 and on Friday the puck will be dropped at 7:35 with the pregame starting at 7:15.
On Saturday the Generals will face off against Puget Sound. The match up will begin at 7:35 with the EGHN pregame starting at 7:15. All of next weekendï¿½s games will be broadcasted on EGHN.
For more information on the Eugene Generals or EGHN visit eugenegenerals.com.
For more information:
Daniel Bell, Public Relations, Eugene Generals