Updated: Feb 26
Fans get excited whenever The Essex 73's and the Lakeshore Canadiens bump heads in the playoffs. This year is not different as the teams get set to open round two of the Stobbs division playoffs in Lakeshore tonight.
"Obviously i'll be a tough matchup" says Canadiens head coach Anthony Iaquinta. "They are strong in net and they work extremely hard".
73's head coach Danny Anger feels his team has "Good momentum going into this series"
Essex is coming off a comeback series against Wheatley where they lost the first two games before storming back to win four straight.
"Anytime you can have good goaltending and defence you're in a good spot" said Anger.
Lakeshore lost four games this season with two of them at the hands of the 73's. Iaquinta says, "At the end of the day Essex will always be a tough matchup!"