© Dave Mathieson - Amherst Daily News
Truro players try to contain Ramblers player Mitchell O'Neill during third period action Saturday night at Amherst Stadium.
AMHERST – The Amherst Ramblers season came to and after losing 4-2 to the Truro Bearcats during Game 6 of their Maritime Hockey League best-of-seven Eastlink Division final Saturday night at Amherst Stadium.
The Ramblers went into the third period up 2-0 but it was all Truro in the third, scoring three goals within a five minute time-frame, and scoring an empty-netter with 36 seconds left in the game.
Jacob Conrad put the Ramblers up 1-0 on a power play at 11:45 into the first period, with assists from Jamie Bishop and Maxime Richard.
The Ramblers went up 2-0 with 32 second left in the second period when Josh Pugsley scored off passes from Brock Morrison and Morgan Walker.
Scoring for Truro in the third period was Patrick Downe at 5:24 into the frame, Adam Guy a little under a minute later, and then Daniel Perigo at 10:27 into the third.
Zack Evans got the empty-netter at the 19:24 mark.
Shots on goal were 30-25 for Truro, with the Ramblers managing only three shots on goal in the third period to Truro’s eight shots.
The Ramblers outshot Truro 13-5 in the first, while Truro outshot Amherst 17-9 in the second.
Attendance at the game was 2,054.
Truro now goes on to play the Summerside Western Capitals in the MHL finals.
More in Monday’s edition of the Amherst Daily News.