CLax: Iroquois Ironmen hold on to claim Creators Cup with 14-11 championship game win over Toronto Shooting Stars
The Iroquois Ironmen jumped out to a 6-1 start, led 12-5 at half time and held on to win the Creators Cup 14-11 over the Toronto Shooting Stars Sunday. The Ironmen didn’t score for the final 22:59 of the game but made their lead hold up thanks in part to the play of goalie Jake Lazore, who made 40 saves as the Shooting Stars wound up outshooting the Ironmen 51-44 for the game.
Travis Hill scored a hat trick for the Ironmen and four other players had 2 goals each, including Josh Johnson who added 4 assists. Josh Ruys, Mack O’Brien, Aaron Grayson and Connor Daly each scored twice for the Shooting Stars, who bounced back and forth between starting goalie Gary Muzzin and backup Craig Robertson. Neither goalie had a strong afternoon. Their struggles combined with some accurate Ironmen shooting to produce a .682 save percentage that spelled much of the difference in the game. READ MORE »