The Jr. Bruins came back and defeated the Twin City Thunder for the second straight day with a 7-3 victory Saturday in a USPHL NCDC New England Division game at the New England Sports Center in Marlborough, Massachusetts.

The Jr. Bruins also defeated the Thunder 3-2 in overtime Friday.

The Thunder (16-30-5, 37 points) held a 3-2 lead heading into the final period on Saturday, but the Jr. Bruins (24-23-4, 52 points) scored five straight goals for the victory.

Alex Walsh tied the game 3-3 nearly four minutes into the third.

Alec Alfieri scored back-to-back goals, giving the Jr. Bruins a 5-3 advantage.

Drew Haxton got the puck past Thunder goalie Jeffrey Kreidler for a 6-3 lead and Matthew Christman capped the scoring midway through the period for the 7-3 final.


Aaron Matthews relieved Kreidler (26 saves) after the sixth goal and stopped three of four shots.

Twin City opened the scoring in the first period when Cameron Quigley notched his first goal of the season.

Colin Wenrich evened the game at 1-1 in the middle of the opening period. Gavin Connelly then put the Thunder up 2-1 when his shot beat Jr. Bruins goalie Peter Baldwin (29 saves) late in the frame.

Jake Terra scored to tie the game in the second period before Ervin Terwilliger gave the Thunder a 3-2 advantage later in the stanza.

Edvin Robertsson had two assists for the Thunder, while John Clay Humphreys, Cullen McCormick, Roman Wainwright and James Tatro all recorded one in the loss.

The Thunder close the season on Sunday in Marlborough against the Jr. Bruins at 1:30 p.m.

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