The Tignish Perry’s Construction Aces are returning home with the series lead in the best-of-seven Razzy’s P.E.I. Junior C Hockey League final.
The Aces overcame a 2-0 first-period deficit to top the host Sherwood-Parkdale Metros 4-2 at the Cody Banks Arena on Monday night for a 2-1 series advantage. The Aces will host Game 4 at the Tignish Credit Union Arena on Friday at 8 p.m.
Tyson Beckingham, Dawson Sellick and Brayden Handrahan all had three points to spark the Aces to the come-from-behind win in Game 3. Beckingham had two goals and an assist, Sellick scored once and assisted on two others and Handrahan collected three helpers. Keaton Horne’s power-play goal with one second remaining in the first period started the Aces’ comeback.
Shawn Corney scored both goals for the Metros, who led 2-1 after 20 minutes. The teams entered the second intermission tied 2-2.
Overall, the Aces held a slim 38-36 shots-on-goal advantage. Colin Gaudette picked up the goaltending win, and James Duffy was between the pipes for the Metros.