Four goal penny leads blaze to victory

Jan 24, 2022 | 2021/22, All News, Match Report

Photo credit: Scott Wiggins

Forward Ryan Penny scored four times to lead the Genting Casino Coventry Blaze to a 6-2 victory over the Fife Flyers at the Skydome Arena.

Finn Janne Laakkonen opened the scoring at seven minutes in a first period which saw the Blaze score four times and take command of the game.

Penny’s first of the quadruple came at 13.21 before Janne Kivilahti made it 3-0 at 15.57.

Despite Fife calling a time-out, the Blaze didn’t let up and Penny scored again (16.44) to give the home side a 4-0 lead going into the first intermission.

Penny’s hat-trick came early in the second (25.23) and he celebrated further at 36.57, bagging a fourth on the powerplay.

To their credit, the Flyers continued to fight back and were rewarded with two goals from James Anderson (38.28) and Carson Stadnyk (51.23) on the powerplay.

HC DANNY STEWART

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