Ottawa Rebel Game Report
Vancouver Ravens 13, Ottawa Rebel 10
Ottawa Record: 4-6
Vancouver Record: 4-6
Attendance: 6,267 (largest crowd for a Rebel home game this season).
Ottawa Player of the Game: Forward Mat Giles scored three goals and added two assists.
Scoring for Ottawa: Mat Giles 3 goals 2 assists; Kevin Howard 2 goals 2 assists; Brad Self 2 goals; Jason Clark 1 goal 1 assist; Kevin Dostie 1 goal 1 assist; Chris Konopliff 1 goal 1 assist; Stephen Evans 3 assists; Ryan Painter 2 assists; Eric Pacey 1 assist; Jamie Roy 1 assist.
Scoring for Vancouver: Dan Stroup 4 goals 3 assists; Luke Ansley 2 goals 3 assists; Chris Prat 2 goals 2 assists; Cam Sedgwick 2 goals 1 assist; Mike Law 1 goal 4 assists; Chris Gill 1 goal 3 assists; Bruce Alexander 1 goal 2 assists; Rich Catton 2 assists; Grant Hamilton 1 assist.
Synopsis: The Rebel fell to 4-6 on the season and suffered its third loss in six home games during a 13-10 decision against the Vancouver Ravens. Ottawa is 0-4 in games against teams from the Northern Division of the National Lacrosse League. The loss also dropped Ottawa into a last-place tie with the Ravens in the NLL Northern. The Ravens blitzed Ottawa from the start, scoring the first four goals of the game. The Rebel battled back and got to within one goal in the second quarter, but the Ravens got goals from Dan Stroup and Chris Gill before the halftime intermission to regain control. Stroup scored four times and added three assists for the Ravens.
Key Facts: Vancouver goalie Scott Wylie, the back-up No. 1 Dwight Maetche, made 28 save for the win ... Ottawa forward Mat Giles has 14 goals and 21 points in his last five games ... Vancouver outshot Ottawa 51-38.
Next Rebel Game: Saturday, March 15 @ New Jersey Storm (East Rutherford, New Jersey; Continental Arena), 8 p.m.
Next Rebel Home Game: Saturday, March 22 vs. Buffalo Bandits (Civic Centre, Lansdowne Park), 7 p.m.
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