Rebel Game Report
Friday, February 28
(at Blue Cross Arena; Rochester, N.Y.)
Rochester Knighthawks 13, Ottawa Rebel 7
Ottawa Record: 4-5
Rochester Record: 7-3 Ottawa Player of the Game: Forward Mat Giles scored twice and added one assist. Scoring for Ottawa: Mat Giles 2 goals 1 assist; Kevin Dostie 2 goals; Scott Self 1 goal 2 assists; John Veltman 1 goal 1 assist; Jamie Roy 1 goal; Jason Clark 2 assists; Matt Disher 2 assists; Kevin Howard 1 assist; Doug Noganosh 1 assist Scoring for Rochester: Shawn Williams 4 goals 3 assists; John Grant 4 goals 2 assists; Tim Soudan 2 goals 1 assist; Derek Malawsky 1 goal 3 assists; Jeremy Hollenbeck 1 goal 2 assists; Ted Jenner 1 goal; Cory Bomberry 2 assist; Marshall Abrams 1 assist; Mike Hasan 1 assist; Pat O'Toole 1 assist; Chris Schiller 1 assist; Andrew Turner 1 assist. Synopsis: The Rebel led 4-3 at halftime but the Knighthawks defence clamped down on the Ottawa attack in the second half. The Rochester offence blitzed the Rebel in the final 30 minutes, outscoring Ottawa 10-3 (7-2 in the final quarter). Key Facts: Rebel goalie Matt Disher made 42 saves ... Rochester outshot the Rebel 55-46 ... Orleans resident Kevin Dostie broke a two-game scoreless skid with a two-goal performance ... Rebel forward Kevin Howard failed to score for the first time in nine games this season. He kept an assist streak alive, however, and has at least one helper in each of Ottawa's nine games ... Ottawa's Jamie Roy led the club with 10 loose balls. Next Rebel Game: Saturday, March 8 vs. Vancouver Ravens (Civic Centre, Lansdowne Park). Game time is 7 p.m. Special Event: Rebel Youth Day.
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