Roster Update: Gold goaltender Brendan Cytulik (No. 1) was sidelined for Monday's action after suffering an injury on Sunday.Also, for the second consecutive day, White's No. 4 Chris Allemon (Unspecified), Orange's No. 2 Seamus Donohue (Injured) and Black's No. 7 Brendan Smith (Injured) did not dress for their respective clubs.
All in the Family: As mentioned earlier in the week, Royal goaltender Jeremy Brodeur (No. 20) is the son of renowned goalie Martin Brodeur of the New Jersey Devils.The favorable goaltending genes don't stop there for the Brodeur family, however, as Jeremy's older brother Anthony was selected by New Jersey in the 7th round (208th overall) of the 2013 NHL Entry Draft on Sunday.
Textbook Finishes: Despite falling behind, 2-0, in the opening half, Grey battled back with five unanswered goals over the final 34 minutes of play to defeat Forest, 5-2.Columbia experienced an offensive outburst as well, lighting the lamp four times in the second half of its contest to hand Red its first loss of the week by a 5-2 score.
Putting in Extra Time: The final game of Monday between Orange and Kelly turned out to be the first game in camp to require a shootout.After rallying from a two-goal deficit, Joey Dudek (No. 18), Jacob Benson (No. 10) and Brett Gruber (No. 16) each scored in the shootout to help Orange win, 3-2, while goaltender Eric Schierhorn (No. 1) denied all three Kelly shooters.
Too Close for Comfort: With its shootout victory, Orange remained the only unbeaten team though four days of play.The path for the squad thus far has not been an easy one, however, as all four of its games have been decided by a single goal.
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