2011 WC Game Report
Game 6 Final: - 25 June 2011
Great Britain 3 vs Hungary 2
Great Britain had an early face-off time of 12.30 however the day started much earlier, the team were up for breakfast at 7.00, they then walked to the arena for a light skate at 08.00 it was then have a shower and go back to the hotel for lunch at 9.30 in the morning. The boys had a down time for about an hour then back to the rink for 10.45 to get ready for the biggest game of their lives.
In many ways GB could not have gotten off to a better start Jack Clarkson scored assisted by Matt Viney @ 05.16 gone, after a couple of penalty kills GB were again on the score board at 10.31 scored unaassisted by Nathan Finney. Great Britain finished the first quarter 2 nil up.
At the start of the second period GB took a penalty, however Hungary soon joined in with a player in the box, after the GB penalty had ended but before the Hungary penalty had GB scored their third goal @ 14.19 scored by Kurt Waller assissted by Matt Viney. In return in this period Hungary scored two equal handed goals the first one coming at 18.43 and the second at 22.26. The first half ended 3:2
Coach Sillitoe steaded the team in the half time break and a mere 8 seconds into the third period GB's Phil Hamer managed to force Hungary to hook him back whilst he was on a breakaway. Hamer took the shot and unfortunatly missed. The rest of the period was fairly uneventful however GB always looked dangerous and Hungary showed them respect when they were on the puck.
1 minute and 9 seconds into the last period John Dolan was breaking down onto net when he was hooked and another penalty shot was called, Dolan took the shot but the shot was glove saved by the Hungarian netminder. Hungary pulled their keeper for the extra attacker with 1:40 left however they were called for tripping with 40 seconds to go, when GB got the puck. The GB players got the puck and passed the puck around to burn time off the clock---Game End ----Game Won ----Division Won
James Tanner - Man of the Match enough said