The Brooklin Redmen won a defensive battle at Six Nations, downing the Chiefs 8-6 to improve their season record to 4-1 and move into a tie for first place with the Peterborough Lakers. Six Nations falls to 3-3 with the loss.
Brooklin led 3-2 after the first period and 4-3 after the second, then opened the second with three straight goals to take command of the game. Redmen goalie Steve Fryer, who made 27 saves to earn the win, also earned assists on all three of those goals. Six Nations fought back, though, with three of their own to pull within a goal at 7-6. Shayne Jackson capped the scoring at 15:48 to provide the final margin of victory.
Dan Lintner continued to excel in his rookie season for Brooklin, scoring twice and adding 3 assists to bring his season totals to 10 goals and 12 assists in five games, putting him second in the league in scoring to Jackson. Kevin Brownell and Joel Matthews each added a pair of goals for the Redmen. Jeff Shattler had 2 goals and 3 assists for Six Nations. Cody Jamieson and Craig Point each chipped in with 2 goals and 2 assists.