January 23, 2010

Blazers Upend Titans for First Win of 2010

from press release

The Boston Blazers (1-3) got into the win column Saturday night after notching a 13-9 victory over the Orlando Titans (1-1) in front of 7,812 fans at TD Garden in Boston. Goaltender Anthony Cosmo made 29 saves while forwards Dan Dawson and Daryl Veltman each finished with one goal and five assists.

Veltman opened the game's scoring off a feed from Dawson just 43 seconds into the contest. Orlando was quick to answer, as forward Ryan Boyle tied the score 55 seconds later. The rest of the quarter remained a see-saw battle, and Boston entered the second period with a 5-4 lead.

Orlando took the lead early in the second quarter thanks to scores by Mat MacLeod and Mike McLellan. Boston managed to retake the lead at 7-6 off a Kyle Ross goal at the 9:55 mark of the quarter. The Blazers never relinquished the lead for the remainder of the evening.

Transition player Jordan Hall led the Titans with five points (one goal, four assists). Goaltender Matt Vinc turned away 36 of 49 shots.

Forward Nick Cotter led the Blazers with four goals, and also added an assist.

The two teams play twice more this season, with the next matchup falling on Feb. 20 in Orlando at 7:35 p.m. Eastern.

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