Mid-Michigan has provided some tough terrain for the London Knights over the past week. After a 4-1 loss in Saginaw on Saturday, Flint did everything but make it easy on London Wednesday night in Flint.
Mitchell Stephens scored the winner in a shootout to complete a two-goal comeback as London knocked off the Firebirds 4-3.
London fell behind 3-1 early in the second period but caught a break from a net that seemed to have somewhere else to be all night as it repeatedly came off its pegs.
With the Firebirds holding a two-man advantage, the puck came to Kole Sherwood off to the left of the Knights net, who then wristed home what looked to be a good goal.
A four was even posted on the scoreboard but the officials then conferred and after the play was reviewed, it was ruled that as London goalie Tyler Johnson came sliding across his crease, the net became dislodged before the the puck went in. No goal.
“That was a big moment,” Knights’ forward Adrian Carbonara said. “In a strange way, it gave us a lift and we finished the penalty kill and got back to playing how we want to play…
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The Knights return home on Friday, February 17th to take on the Owen Sound Attack; puck drop scheduled for 7:30pm. Tickets for Friday’s game can be purchased in person at the Aluminum Associates London Knights Armoury, at the OMAC Mortgages London Knights Box Office, over the phone by calling 519-681-0800 EXT. 1, or by CLICKING HERE.