Denver Outlaws Lose 16-13 to Boston Cannons
DENVER - The Denver Outlaws (6-3) lost 16-13 to the Boston Cannons (6-3) on Saturday at Broncos Stadium at Mile High. The loss drops Denver to second place in the league standings as Boston holds a +2 goal differential in the teams' season series that is now tied at 1-1.
Rookie attackman Ryan Lee (5 goals, 1 assist) was the Outlaws' leading scorer with a career-high-tying six points. Attackmen John Grant Jr. and Brendan Kavanagh both totaled three points in the game, and faceoff specialist Max Adler won 18-of-31 faceoffs.
Goalie Dillon Ward was pulled in the first quarter after conceding goals on the Cannnons' first seven shots of the game. He was replaced in net by second-year goalie Christian Knight who totaled six saves on 15 shots.
Boston opened the game with a 5-0 scoring run and led 8-4 at the end of the first half. Denver cut the deficit to two late in the third quarter, but ultimately could not overcome its slow start and never led in the game.
The Outlaws will look to end their two game slide next Saturday in Annapolis, Md., against the Chesapeake Bayhawks. The game will face off at 4 p.m. MDT and be televised live on Altitude2 and the Lax Sports Network.
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