The Toronto Six have done it again, another win pushing the winning streak to 3 games and looking for number 4.
The Toronto Six took on the first place and unabeaten Minnesota Whitecaps on Saturday and at the end of 20 minutes Toronto held the one goal lead thanks to a power play goal from Mikyla Grant-Mentis.
The second period began and Minnesota waisted no time evening the score, Nina Rodgers buries the power play marker to make it 1-1 early in the second. The Toronto Six would respond to regain the lead on a Taylor Woods goal making it 2-1. Brooke White-Lancette would tally a late second period goal tying this game back up for the Whitecaps making it a 2-2 hockey game after 40 minutes.
The 3rd period was no different than the first 2 with plenty of action and Sarah-Eve Coutu Godbout would give Toronto the lead in the final frame. However, the Minnesota Whitecaps would respond as Nina Rodgers buries her 2nd of the game making it even at 3-3. Minnesota looking to stay unbeaten was not what the Six wanted to hear and Mikyla Grant-Mentis made sure it didn’t happen with a late goal to give Toronto the 4-3 lead, she scored with under 30 seconds left in regulation.
The Toronto Six defeat the Minnesota Whitecaps and hand them their first loss of the 2021 season. The Six now have a 3-1-1 record through 5 games and a chance to take the number one seed with a win against the Connecticut Whale on Sunday.
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