Berisha's pair pace Ramblers over Lumberjacks

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Home to Weeks Crushers on Saturday

The Amherst Ramblers defeated the Bridgewater Lumberjacks 4-2 in MHL action on Friday night. 

BRIDGEWATER – Ben Berisha scored two goals and added an assist to pick up first-star honours as the Amherst Ramblers won their third in a row with a 4-2 win over the Bridgewater Lumberjacks in Maritime Junior Hockey League action here Friday.

Cam MacDonald picked up his first point of the night as he and Maxime Richard set Berisha up with the game’s first goal 10:47 into the first period.

Jeremy Butterworth tied it moments later, but Ryan Caswell scored at the 12:24 mark to restore Amherst’s lead with Dylan Brake adding an assist.

Brock Morrison and Berisha set up Richard on the power play 2:32 into the second period before Cody Coffin scored for Bridgewater at 5:21.

Berisha’s second of the night at 7:46 rounded out scoring in the game. MacDonald and Patrick Harrison added assists.

Richard Tingley earned the win in goal facing 31 shots. Jordan Lee suffered the loss facing 34 shots.

Amherst returns to action on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. when they host the Weeks Crushers at the Amherst Stadium. It’s the first meeting since the Ramblers lost in overtime to the Crushers in New Glasgow on opening night.

Organizations: Maritime Junior Hockey League

Geographic location: Amherst Stadium, New Glasgow

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  • JUSTAGIRL
    October 20, 2012 - 12:00

    IS THE GAME AT 7 OR 730, BOTH MHL AND AMHERSTRAMBLERS SITE SAYS 7, THIS SAYS 730. WOULD BE NICE TO KNOW FOR SURE