TRURO - The Sackville Blazers nipped the East Hants Penguins 3-2 in overtime Monday in their Fred Fox division final in the Nova Scotia Junior Hockey League.
Game 2 in the best-of-seven series is slated for Friday at 7:30 p.m. at East Hants Sportsplex.
Truro residents James Shapleigh and Jordan Lauther did the scoring for East Hants while Lauther also added an assist. Jason Ellis made 40 saves in the Penguins crease. Stewiacke's Cole Baker is also a member of the team.
Ryan Davis scored the winner with Jordan Keizer and Andrew Skinner netting regulation tallies for the Blazers. Jonathan Boutin made 36 stops for the win.